Gertrude I. Jemison. by United States. Congress. House. Committee of Accounts

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Other titlesTo pay Gertrude I. Jemison as Congressman"s clerk
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FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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About this Item: Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London. Hardback. Condition: Acceptable/Good. No Jacket. No Dust Jacket Red cloth hardback with black decoration and lettering on front and spine, rubbed edges, fading on spine, slight marks on covers, endpapers are marked previous owners name (in pencil) on front right hand endpaper, faded date on left hand endpaper, foxing on page edges, grubby page.

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