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Who bought Louisiana? An address on the services of Thomas Jefferson in connection with the Louisiana purchase, delivered at the closing exercises of the Louisiana purchase exposition, St. Louis, Mo., April 30, 1913 by Thornton, William M.

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,
  • Louisiana Purchase,
  • United States -- History -- Territorial expansion,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1801-1809

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Statementby William M. Thornton ...
SeriesDocument / 63d Congress, 1st session, Senate ;, no. 46, Senate document (United States. Congress (63rd, 1st session : 1913-1914). Senate) ;, no. 46.
LC ClassificationsE333 .T51
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6563419M
LC Control Number13035449

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