What of the Republic?
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What of the Republic? annual address before the literary societies of Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., to be delivered at the 90th annual commencement, on Tuesday evening, June 24, 1873 by Alexander K. McClure

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Published by The College in [Carlisle, Pa .
Written in English

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Statementby A.K. McClure.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsYA 13559
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL592290M
LC Control Number96183781

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