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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

G. Edward White

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, -- 1841-1935.,
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, -- 1809-1894.,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Biography.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Judges.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index.

    StatementG. Edward White.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLives and legacies
    ContributionsWhite, G. Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8745.H6 W472 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22723454M
    ISBN 100195305361
    ISBN 109780195305364

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