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The General
  • Author : C. S. Forester
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780008281410
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The book John Kelly reads every time he gets a promotion to remind him of ‘the perils of hubris, the pitfalls of patriotism and duty unaccompanied by critical thinking’ The most vivid, moving – and devastating – word-portrait of a World War One British commander ever written, here re-introduced by Max Hastings.

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    The Book of General Ignorance
  • Author : John Mitchinson,John Lloyd
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780307405517
  • Reader Reviews : 36
  • Genre : Humor
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Misconceptions, misunderstandings, and flawed facts finally get the heave-ho in this humorous, downright humiliating book of reeducation based on the phenomenal British bestseller. Challenging what most of us assume to be verifiable truths in areas like history, literature, science, nature, and more,The Book of General Ignorance is a witty “gotcha” compendium of how little we actually know about anything. It’ll have you scratching your head wondering why we even bother to go to school. Think Magellan was the first man to circumnavigate the globe, baseball was invented in America, Henry VIII had six wives, Mount Everest is the tallest mountain? Wrong, wrong, wrong, and wrong again. You’ll be surprised at how much you don’t know! Check out The Book of General Ignorance for more fun entries and complete answers to the following: How long can a chicken live without its head? About two years. What do chameleons do? They don’t change color to match the background. Never have; never will. Complete myth. Utter fabrication. Total Lie. They change color as a result of different emotional states. How many legs does a centipede have? Not a hundred. How many toes has a two-toed sloth? It’s either six or eight. Who was the first American president? Peyton Randolph. What were George Washington’s false teeth made from? Mostly hippopotamus. What was James Bond’s favorite drink? Not the vodka martini.

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    The General
  • Author : Janet Charters
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Pages : 27
  • ISBN : 9780763648756
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • After falling off his horse, General Jodpur discovers the beauty of flowers and nature and vows to change the world around him by bringing peace.

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    The General
  • Author : Cecil Scott Forester
  • Publisher : London : M. Joseph
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : UVA:X000095977
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  • Genre : Fiction in English
  • Satire of career of British professional soldier from Boer War.

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    Darwin and the General Reader
  • Author : Alvar Ellegård
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780226204871
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  • Genre : Science
  • Drawing on his investigation of over one hundred mid-Victorian British newspapers and periodicals, Alvar Ellegård describes and analyzes the impact of Darwin's theory of evolution during the first dozen years after the publication of the Origin of Species. Although Darwin's book caused an immediate stir in literary and scientific periodicals, the popular press largely ignored it. Only after the work's implications for theology and the nature of man became evident did general publications feel compelled to react; each social group responded according to his own political and religious prejudices. Ellegård charts the impact of this revolution in science, maintaining that although the idea of evolution was generally accepted, Darwin's primary contribution, the theory of natural selection, was either ignored or rejected among the public.

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    The General and the Bomb
  • Author : William Lawren
  • Publisher : Dodd Mead
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4241628
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Based on new material gathered from Groves' family papers, interviews, and National Archives, this study reveals that the success of the Manhattan Project was due, not to Oppenheimer, but to General Groves

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    Legislative Documents Submitted to the ... General Assembly of the State of Iowa
  • Author : Iowa. General Assembly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1436
  • ISBN : UCAL:B2944700
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  • Genre : Iowa
  • Read and download full book Legislative Documents Submitted to the ... General Assembly of the State of Iowa

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    Justice by Insurance
  • Author : Woodrow Borah
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN : 9780520301122
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  • Genre : History
  • As Western Europe expanded its empires in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, it came to dominate many peoples, especially in America, whose cultures and legal systems differed dramatically from its own. The resulting conflicts of both law and custom posed difficult problems: How could these conflicting laws and customs be adjusted within a common political administration? And, in particular, how could legal remedy be provided for groups of lesser political weight? Woodrow Borah vividly depicts one of the more unusual institutions that arose in response to these problems—the General Indian Court of New Spain. In what is today Mexico, the conquering Spaniards had at first attempted to preserve such Indian customs as were deemed not contrary to reason or Christianity. However, as interpreted by Spanish judges, so much turned out to be "contrary" to these standards that native customs were soon recast in largely Spanish norms. At the same time, the conquered Indians discovered the uses of the Spanish courts, unleashing a flood of litigation. The ensuing social and economic upheaval sparked great concern among Spanish administrators and jurists. The result was the establishment of the General Indian Court, a remarkably innovative special jurisdiction vested in the viceroy and corps of legal aides. Expenses were paid from a small contribution by each Indian family—in effect, legal insurance. Woodrow Borah analyzes the kinds of cases that came before this court, the decisions it reached, and the policies underlying these decisions. He enriches this study by examining the separate but parallel structures in the Yucatan peninsula and on the seigneurial estate of Hernán Cortés, and by comparing the General Indian Court to the tribunals of Guadalajara, which had no similar special arrangements. The development of the General Indian Court and the relation of the legal aides to their Indian clients and to other lawyers form a complicated story of both service and exploitation and contribute an important chapter to the history of colonial Mexico. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1983.

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    The Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler: The general system of individual psychology
  • Author : Alfred Adler
  • Publisher : Alfred Adler Institute
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 9780977018628
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  • Genre : Adlerian psychology
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    A General Introduction to the Bible
  • Author : Norman L. Geisler,William E. Nix
  • Publisher : Moody Pub
  • Pages : 724
  • ISBN : 0802429165
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Religion
  • A General Introduction to the Bible, presents a comprehensive introduction to the Bible. It gives special emphasis to conservative scholarship and provides clearly defined resonses to negative criticism that undermines the authority of the Bible.

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    Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States
  • Author : Presbyterian Church in the U.S. General Assembly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1112
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112032529205
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States

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    Annual Report of the General Treasurer, Made to the General Assembly, at Its ... Session ...
  • Author : Rhode Island. Treasury Dept
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112101121009
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  • Genre : Finance, Public
  • Read and download full book Annual Report of the General Treasurer, Made to the General Assembly, at Its ... Session ...

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    Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Author : Kentucky
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105063430560
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  • Genre : Session laws
  • Includes: public acts, local and private acts.

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    Mills' Annotated Statutes of the State of Colorado
  • Author : Colorado
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1402
  • ISBN : UOM:35112200675041
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  • Genre : Law
  • Read and download full book Mills' Annotated Statutes of the State of Colorado

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    Laws of the State of Illinois
  • Author : Illinois
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : OSU:32437122759885
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  • Genre : Law
  • Read and download full book Laws of the State of Illinois

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    A Manual for the Use of the General Court
  • Author : Massachusetts. General Court
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044098401813
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  • Genre : Massachusetts
  • Contains rules of both branches of the General Court, the constitution of the commonwealth and that of the United States, lists of executive, legislative and judicial departments of the state, etc.

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    Vocational Education Amendments of 1968
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. General Subcommittee on Education
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1114
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B655016
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  • Genre : Vocational education
  • Read and download full book Vocational Education Amendments of 1968

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    Annual Report of the Department of Education to the General Assembly of the State of Georgia ...
  • Author : Georgia. Department of Education
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : UOM:39015076711566
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  • Genre : Books
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    Accessing the General Curriculum
  • Author : Victor Nolet,Margaret J. McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781483351810
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  • Genre : Education
  • Featuring updated strategies for fitting special education into frameworks created by standards and assessments, this indispensable resource shows teachers how to achieve expected results with all students.

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    The Atlantic
  • Author : Sir Charles Wyville Thomson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044107261026
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  • Genre : Scientific expeditions
  • Read and download full book The Atlantic

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    The General Statutes of the State of Michigan
  • Author : Michigan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1500
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433007045796
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  • Genre : Law
  • Read and download full book The General Statutes of the State of Michigan

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    Proceedings of the Conference of Charities, Held in Connection with the General Meeting of the American Social Science Association
  • Author : Conference of Charities (U.S.),National Conference on Social Welfare
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : IOWA:31858046025247
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  • Genre : Charities
  • Read and download full book Proceedings of the Conference of Charities, Held in Connection with the General Meeting of the American Social Science Association

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    Journal of the Senate of the ... General Assembly of the State of Illinois
  • Author : Illinois. General Assembly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1224
  • ISBN : UCAL:B2999491
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  • Genre : Illinois
  • Read and download full book Journal of the Senate of the ... General Assembly of the State of Illinois

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    Report of the Joint Committee of Both Houses of the General Assembly of Ohio,
  • Author : Ohio. General Assembly. Joint Committee on the Communication of the Auditor of State
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105043919500
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  • Genre : Banks and banking
  • Read and download full book Report of the Joint Committee of Both Houses of the General Assembly of Ohio,

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    General Book of the Tarot
  • Author : A. E. Thierens
  • Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • This book was one of the first to try to match the Tarot cards with astrology. Beginning with a theoretical section, it then discusses each card. Another feature of this book is a comparison of characteristics attributed to each card by some of the previous writers such as Waite and Papus. Includes images of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck of each card.

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    Subject Index to the General Orders and Circulars of the War Department and the Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office
  • Author : United States. War Department
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 666
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HL29HI
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Subject Index to the General Orders and Circulars of the War Department and the Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office

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    Saving the Celtics: A Be the General Manager Book
  • Author : Bryant T. Jordan
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN : 9781927654262
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  • Genre : Basketball managers
  • Read and download full book Saving the Celtics: A Be the General Manager Book

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    Journal of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America
  • Author : Episcopal Church. General Convention
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 778
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HNHGAA
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Journal of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

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    Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Author : American Bar Association. House of Delegates,Center for Professional Responsibility (American Bar Association)
  • Publisher : American Bar Association
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1590318730
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  • Genre : Law
  • The Model Rules of Professional Conduct provides an up-to-date resource for information on legal ethics. Federal, state and local courts in all jurisdictions look to the Rules for guidance in solving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions and much more. In this volume, black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules will help you identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the relationship between you and your clients, colleagues and the courts.

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    Acts and Joint Resolutions Passed at the ... General Assembly of the State of Iowa
  • Author : Iowa
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : SRLF:A0001996131
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  • Genre : Session laws
  • Appropriations, general laws, special acts, joint resolutions, and rules passed by the General Assembly.

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    The Official Guide to the GRE General Test, Third Edition
  • Author : Educational Testing Service
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 1259862410
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Study Aids
  • Get the only official guide to the GRE® General Test that comes straight from the test makers! If you're looking for the best, most authoritative guide to the GRE General Test, you've found it! The Official Guide to the GRE General Test is the only GRE guide specially created by ETS--the people who actually make the test. It's packed with everything you need to do your best on the test--and move toward your graduate or business school degree. Only ETS can show you exactly what to expect on the test, tell you precisely how the test is scored, and give you hundreds of authentic test questions for practice! That makes this guide your most reliable and accurate source for everything you need to know about the GRE revised General Test. No other guide to the GRE General Test gives you all this: • Four complete, real tests--two in the book and two on CD-ROM • Hundreds of authentic test questions--so you can study with the real thing • In-depth descriptions of the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures plus valuable tips for answering each question type • Quantitative Reasoning problem-solving steps and strategies to help you get your best score • Detailed overview of the two types of Analytical Writing essay tasks including scored sample responses and actual raters' comments Everything you need to know about the test, straight from the test makers!

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    The General
  • Author : Jonathan Fenby
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Pages : 721
  • ISBN : 9781620878057
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This biography of the former president of France describes his life and career fighting for the country that he loved, in the trenches of World War I, against the Nazi threat in World War II and during a decolonization war in Algeria. Original. 10,000 first printing.

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    Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
  • Author : Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 580
  • ISBN : WISC:89067527036
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America

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    Betsy at the General Store
  • Author : Ann Fisher
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN : 9781496972477
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • I remembered sitting in that two-room schoolhouse, just as if it was yesterday. Mrs. Biggs would read about George Washington crossing the Delaware. The weather was terrible, and his men had no shoes or coats, and their clothes were in rags. They kept marching to defend America from the Brits. We won that war. We were a free nation. She would read the stories about our history. The pilgrims and the American Indians shared that first Thanksgiving. The Indians had taught the pilgrims to plant corn and hunt for wild game. Mrs. Biggs started our school day saying the Lord’s Prayer and the Pledge Allegiance to our flag. That was her way of teaching us how thankful we were to live in a wonderful country like America. Mrs. Biggs decided she wanted her student to know the 23rd Psalm. Each day, we would practice until each student was able to stand before class and recite the 23rd Psalm. I would push Betsy to school in her little buggy and show her to my friends. Mrs. Biggs would put Betsy in her lap while she read Bambi to us. These are very fond memories. I hope all the children will love Betsy as I did when you read about our adventures. I have dedicated my books to my friend, Linda Gaines Williams, and Jill Williams, a very special person.

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    The General Statutes of Connecticut, Revision of 1887
  • Author : Connecticut
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1344
  • ISBN : UOM:35112104853546
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  • Genre : Connecticut
  • Read and download full book The General Statutes of Connecticut, Revision of 1887

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    Report of Joint Committee of the General Assembly of Louisiana on the Conduct of the Late Elections, and the Condition of Peace and Order in the State
  • Author : Louisiana. Legislature. Joint Committee on Conduct of Elections
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105024622909
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  • Genre : Elections
  • Read and download full book Report of Joint Committee of the General Assembly of Louisiana on the Conduct of the Late Elections, and the Condition of Peace and Order in the State

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    Biennial Report of the State Bank Commissioner to the ... General Assembly of the State of Missouri
  • Author : Missouri. State Banking Department
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN : PRNC:32101067006401
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  • Genre : Banks and banking
  • Read and download full book Biennial Report of the State Bank Commissioner to the ... General Assembly of the State of Missouri

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    Root Genealogical Records. 1600-1870
  • Author : James Pierce Root
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 525
  • ISBN : WISC:89065895369
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Root Genealogical Records. 1600-1870

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    Message of ...[the] Governor of Kentucky to the General Assembly ...
  • Author : Kentucky. Governor
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : UOM:39015068097388
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Message of ...[the] Governor of Kentucky to the General Assembly ...

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    Annual Report of the State Auditor, Made to the General Assembly
  • Author : Rhode Island. State Auditor
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN : UOM:39015025896286
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  • Genre : Finance
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