|Statement||by the Honorables Messrs. C. C. Leigh ... and others, in exposition of the oaths, obligations, and rituals of the know-nothings, during the debate on the United States senatorial question. February 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, 1855.|
|LC Classifications||JK2341.A8 N7 1855|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||60|
|LC Control Number||11032615|
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