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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminals,
  • Convict labor

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesConfining sale of articles made by convicts to State where made
SeriesH.rp.2022
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15996299M

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