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State rights and state equality.

Speech of Hon. Thomas Ruffin, of North Carolina, delivered in the House of Representatives, February 20, 1861.

by Ruffin, Thomas

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Published by H. Polkinhorn"s Press in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Secession,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861

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      Caption title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE440.5 .R92
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6528248M
      LC Control Number11004398
      OCLC/WorldCa10810026

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