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Published by University Publications of America in Frederick, MD .
Written in English


  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, -- 1841-1935 -- Correspondence.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Correspondence.,
  • Law -- United States -- Sources.,
  • Judges

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Edition Notes

Lists and indexes set of 72 microfilm reels with same title.

SeriesAmerican legal manuscripts from the Harvard Law School Library
ContributionsHolmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935., Harvard Law School. Library.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18685051M
ISBN 100890938032

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