An address on pauperism
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An address on pauperism its extent, causes, and the best means of prevention, delivered at the church in Bowdoin Square, February 4, 1844 by

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Published by C.C. Little and J. Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Poverty

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Edition Notes

Statementby R.C. Waterson : pub. by the Society for the Prevention of Pauperism.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40028.
ContributionsSociety for the Prevention of Pauperism (Boston, Mass.)
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13559115M
LC Control Number87763726

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