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The multimillionaire straphanger a life of John Emory Andrus by George P. Morrill

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Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Andrus, John Emory, 1841-1934

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Edition Notes

Statementby George P. Morrill.
ContributionsWesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.A734 M67
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5317028M
ISBN 100819580155
LC Control Number72146976
OCLC/WorldCa149848

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