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Leland Stanford

Edwin Palmer Hoyt

Leland Stanford

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the innkeeper"s son who became Governor of California, builder of a great railroad, United States Senator, and founder of Stanford University.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 155.

    Statementby Edwin P. Hoyt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE664.S78 H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540422M
    LC Control Number67018119

    — Leland Stanford Tags: selfish, man, women, best It is probable that for a long time to come the mass of mankind in civilized countries will find it both necessary and advantageous to labor for wages, and to accept the condition of hired laborers.


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