Etiquette of social life in Washington. by Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren

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Published by J.B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:

  • Etiquette,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs

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Book details

StatementBy Mrs. Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF196 .D23 1881
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6973043M
LC Control Number06028032

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