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Constitutional amendment for three presidents instead of one

T. W. Bartley

Constitutional amendment for three presidents instead of one

the exposition of the proposed plural executive

by T. W. Bartley

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Published by Wm. H. Moore, printer in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted to the Committee in Congress May 27, 1878, by T.W. Bartley.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsYA 20392
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL616458M
LC Control Number96214007


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