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Unknown Words of counsel to men of business. By a man of business.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.198 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1856 Pagination: 1 v. : 21 p. ; 22.9 x 14.8 cm.

Summary of Content: "The object of this little tract- simply and intelligibly written- is to show reflecting men, and especially citizens of Pennsylvania and the North, why they should vote for Mr. Buchanan as President of the United States." Contains a stamp of New Bedford City Library on front cover. Bound with string.

People: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: IndustryMerchants and TradeEconomicsFinancePoliticsGovernment and CivicsElectionPresident

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