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American women"s legal status

Bayles, George James

American women"s legal status

by Bayles, George James

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Published by P. F. Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    A digital reproduction is available from the Open Collections Program at Harvard University, Women and work collection.

    Statementby George James Bayles. Letters to American girls, by Sallie Joy White. Letters to American boys, by William Herbert Carruth. With frontispiece in color by W. T. Smedley.
    SeriesThe household library
    ContributionsWhite, Sallie Elizabeth Joy., Carruth, William Herbert, 1859-1924.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1255 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p.
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6956103M
    LC Control Number05017239
    OCLC/WorldCa3075933

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