The Life and Public Services of Grover Cleveland: With Incidents of His Early Life and an Account of His Rise to Eminence in His Profession ; Also Containing His Addresses and Official Documents as Mayor of the City of Buffalo and Governor of the State of New York

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B. B. Russell, 1884 - Campaign biography - 504 pages
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