prime ministers of Newfoundland by Harrington, Michael

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Published by J.M. Herder, The Evening Telegram in [St. John"s, Newfoundland .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Reprint of articles first appearing in the St. John"s Evening telegram, 1961.

Book details

Statementby Michael Harrington.
LC ClassificationsF1121.8 .H3
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5970389M
LC Control Number65076181

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