Jurisdiction of justices of the peace in the District of Columbia.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • District of Columbia,
  • Boundaries,
  • Judges

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Edition Notes

Other titlesJurisdiction of justices of peace in District of Columbia
SeriesH.rp.2389
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16022923M

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