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Published by C.T. Evans in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Decentralization in government -- United States,
  • State rights,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Godfrey Leland.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE458.3 .L53
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6530076M
LC Control Number11009638

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