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Published by Baker, Voorhis & Co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Negligence, Contributory -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Fisk Beach, Jr.
ContributionsCrawford, John J. b. 1859.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF1286 .B4 1899
The Physical Object
Paginationcxxxiii, 702 p. ;
Number of Pages702
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL528563M
LC Control Number99000765
OCLC/WorldCa1952621

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