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Published by England Office," 291, Strand, W.C. in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords -- History.

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Statementby Philip Vernon Smith, M.A., Barrister-at-law, late fellow of King"s College, Cambridge; author of "History of the English Institutions" ; with preface by the Earl of Carnarvon.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23305425M

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