Sir John A. Macdonald by Parkin, George Robert Sir

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  • Macdonald, John Alexander, Sir, 1815-1891,
  • Canada -- History -- 19th century,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 19th century

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Statementby George R. Parkin.
SeriesThe Makers of Canada: [ed. by D. C. Scott, P. Edgar, and W. D. LeSueur] -- v. 18, Makers of Canada: [ed. by D. C. Scott, P. Edgar, and W. D. LeSueur] -- v. 18
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Pagination3 p. leaves, vi, [2] 372 p.
Number of Pages372
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Open LibraryOL14042228M

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