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Notes upon the city of London ballot act, 1887.

London. Corporation. Local Government and Taxation Committee.

Notes upon the city of London ballot act, 1887.

by London. Corporation. Local Government and Taxation Committee.

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Published by The Corporation in (London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20796460M

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