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Abraham Lincoln and reformers

Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection

Abraham Lincoln and reformers

John Bright

by Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reformers,
  • Contemporaries,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJohn Bright
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 pieces on 8 leaves :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25528021M
    OCLC/WorldCa843208542

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