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The Reform Bill of 1832.

George Woodbridge

The Reform Bill of 1832.

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEurope since 1500
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 104p.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21620818M
ISBN 100690693648
OCLC/WorldCa138736


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