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A history of the Vice-Presidency of the United States.

Hatch, Louis Clinton

A history of the Vice-Presidency of the United States.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
    • Statesmen -- United States,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1934 ed.

      Other titlesVice-Presidency of the United States.
      StatementRev. and edited by Earl L. Shoup.
      ContributionsShoup, Earl L. b. 1886, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176 .H35 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 437 p.
      Number of Pages437
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5314227M
      ISBN 100837142342
      LC Control Number72109744
      OCLC/WorldCa112709


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