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Stephen A. Douglas and the Free Soilers by A. W. Clason

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Published by [Historical Publication Co.] in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Politics and government,
  • Free Soil Party (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMagazine of American history.
Statement[A.W. Clason]
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 477-[482] :
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25155497M

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