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The legislature of the province of Virginia

The legislature of the province of Virginia

its internal development

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virginia. -- General Assembly

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elmer I. Miller.
    SeriesStudies in history, economics and public law -- v. 28, no. 2, Library of American civilization -- LAC 11336.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554059M
    OCLC/WorldCa11240571


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