Fitz-John Porter speech of Hon. John A. Logan, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, December 29, 1882, and Tuesday and Wednesday, January 2 and 3, 1882, on the bill (S. 1844) for the relief of Fitz-John Porter by Logan, John Alexander

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Other titlesSpeech of Hon. John A. Logan, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, December 29, 1882, and Tuesday and Wednesday, January 2 and 3, 1882, on the bill (S. 1844) for the relief of Fitz-John Porter
ContributionsPorter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901
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LC ClassificationsE473.772 .L83 1883
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Pagination182 p., [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
Number of Pages182
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Open LibraryOL24471733M
LC Control Number2010367260

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