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General Land Office its history, activities, and organization. by Milton Conover

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English


  • United States. General Land Office.

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Edition Notes

StatementBaltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1923.
SeriesService monographs of the United States government ;, no. 13.
LC ClassificationsHD181.G8 C6 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284344M
ISBN 100404571131
LC Control Number72003026

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