Fallacies on poor-laws. by William Edward Hickson

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  • Poor laws -- Great Britain.,
  • Poor -- Ireland.

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Other titlesFallacies on poor laws., London and Westminster review.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2],23,[1]p. ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL16027167M

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