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Published by E. B. Treat & co., A. H. Hubbard; [etc., etc.] in New York, Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885

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Edition Notes

Statementby Hon. J. T. Headley.
LC ClassificationsE672 .H43
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, [1], [17]-458 p.
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6525848M
LC Control Number10032724

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