Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Exhibitions,
  • Kentucky,
  • Louisville (Ky.)

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Other titlesRelief of Southern Exposition at Louisville, Kentucky
SeriesH.rp.278
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Claims
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16005854M

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