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On democracy

an address delivered in the Town hall, Birmingham, on the 6th of October, 1884

by James Russell Lowell

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Published by Printed by Cond bros. [1884] in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby His Excellency, the Hon. James Russell Lowell, D.C.L., LL.D., American minister in London, president.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC433 .L6 1884
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7018626M
    LC Control Number10011001
    OCLC/WorldCa7681059

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