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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


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  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

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Other titlesRelief of Berdan Firearms Manufacturing Company
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Patents
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16044492M

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