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An appeal to the common sense of the people.

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Published in [Berkeley Springs? W.Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaign literature, 1880 -- Republican. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE685 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22848975M
    LC Control Number18017028


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