Prohibiting the Manufacture and Sale of Alcoholic Liquors in D.C.
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Prohibiting the Manufacture and Sale of Alcoholic Liquors in D.C. hearings before the United States House Committee on the District of Columbia, Sixty-Fourth Congress, second session, on Feb. 9, 1917 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Liquor laws -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Prohibition -- Washington (D.C.)

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Considers (64) S. 1082

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Paginationii, 43-66 p
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15273745M

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