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history of the vice-presidency of the United States

Hatch, Louis Clinton

history of the vice-presidency of the United States

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Published by The American historical society, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Biography.,
  • Statesmen -- United States.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVice-presidency of the United States.
    Statementby Louis Clinton Hatch ... revised and edited by Professor Earl L. Shoup ...
    ContributionsShoup, Earl L. b. 1886.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176 .H35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 2 l., [3]-437 p.
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16446285M


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