Arguments of the Defendants' Counsel, and Judgment of the Supreme Court, U.S., in the Case of Vidal and Another, Complainants and Appellants, Versus the Mayor, Etc., of Philadelphia, the Executors of S. Girard, and Others, Defendants and Appellees, January Term, 1844: To which is Added the Will of Stephen Girard
J. Crissy, printer, 1844 - Inheritance and succession - 307 pages
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