The history and government of the United States by Jacob Harris Patton

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  • United States -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government

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Statementby Jacob Harris Patton ... and John Lord ... With special articles by Theodore Roosevelt, James Cardinal Gibbons, George F. Hoar, James P. Bryce, Grover Cleveland and others.
ContributionsLord, John, 1810-1894, joint author.
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LC ClassificationsE178 .P327
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Pagination4 v.
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Open LibraryOL6928611M
LC Control Number03014978
OCLC/WorldCa14246014

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