Publisher: AMS Press in [New York
Written in English
- United States
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.,
- Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1829-1837.
Reprint of the 1899 ed.
|Statement||Boston, Houghton, Mifflin.|
|Series||American statesmen,, v. 17|
|LC Classifications||E382 .S9583|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 503 p.|
|Number of Pages||503|
|LC Control Number||72128963|
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