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Civil-service reform, or, The postmaster"s revenge

Civil-service reform, or, The postmaster"s revenge

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Published by Metropolitan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten for the half-breeds at the request of some stalwarts ; by Major Simpleton.
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel S-27, no. 4945.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS15
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18604829M
LC Control Number87723887
OCLC/WorldCa2702431

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