Poverty in New York, 1783-1825. by Raymond A. Mohl

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • New York (City) -- Poor -- History,
  • Social service -- New York (City) -- History

Edition Notes

Bibliography and notes: p. 267-305.

Book details

SeriesUrban life in America series, Urban life in America series
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 318 p. maps. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19190515M

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