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The British Constitution.

Amos Dean

The British Constitution.

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Published by Lawyers" Cp-operative Publishing Company in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy the late Amos Dean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN121 .D4 1893
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p.
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6940004M
      LC Control Number04011791
      OCLC/WorldCa1383648


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