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The Credit Mobilier robbery

speech of Hon. R. Milton Speer, of Pennsylvania, delivered in the House of Representatives, February 27, 1873

by Robert Milton Speer

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Published by F. & J. Rives & Geo. A. Bailey in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bribery,
  • Credit Mobilier of America

  • Edition Notes

    Includes: Reply of Hon. William D. Kelley to the speech of Hon. R. Milton Speer, delivered in the House of Representatives on the evening of February 27, 1873 (p. 13-15)

    Other titlesSpeech of Hon. R. Milton Speer, of Pennsylvania, delivered in the House of Representatives, February 27, 1873, Resolution of censure of Hon. W.D. Kelley, Reply of Hon. William D. Kelley to the speech of Hon. R. Milton Speer, delivered in the House of Representatives on the evening of February 27, 1873.
    ContributionsKelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26219711M
    OCLC/WorldCa233824689

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