Cotton goods in Latin America. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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  • Cotton,
  • International trade,
  • Latin America

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Other titlesSpecial agents series 40; Cotton goods in Latin America, pt. 3
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Manufactures
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16111191M

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