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Competition 1792 : designing a nation"s capitol

Jeanne F. Butler

Competition 1792 : designing a nation"s capitol

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Published by United States Capitol Historical Society in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.),
  • Capitols.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDesigning a nation"s capitol.
    Statementby Jeanne F. Butler ; foreword by George M. White.
    SeriesCapitol studies -- v. 4, no. 1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17775763M


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