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Speech on the bill for establishing the Smithsonian Institution delivered in the House of Representatives of the U. States, April, 22, 1846. by George Perkins Marsh

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Published by Printed by J. & G. S. Gideon in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Smithsonian Institution.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGideon, G. S., Gideon, J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11.S8 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23339051M
LC Control Number50047787

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