Lives and portraits of the presidents of the United States, from Washington to Grant. by Evert A. Duyckinck

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StatementThe biographies, by Evert A. Duyckinck...and the portraits by Alonzo Chappel ... To which is added the Constitution of the United States; Washington"s farewell address; fac-simile of the ... Declaration of independence and names of the signers, etc., etc.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsChappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887., United States.
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LC ClassificationsE176.1 .D98
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Pagination248, [8] p. :
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL6950417M
LC Control Number05001311

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