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Ulysses S. Grant his life and character by Hamlin Garland

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Published by Doubleday & McClure co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885

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Replace; LC copy replaced by preservation microfilm

Statementby Hamlin Garland ...
LC ClassificationsE672 .G23, Microfilm 8589F
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 524 p.
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL343115M
LC Control Number98000733

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