Civil government for Porto Rico
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Civil government for Porto Rico report to accompany H.R. 9533. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories

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Published by GPO] in [Washington .
Written in English

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SeriesReport / 64th Congress, 1st session, Senate ; no. 579
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/7814 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ; 23 cm.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2317187M
LC Control Number86198502

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