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Improvement of the Foreign Service.

Improvement of the Foreign Service.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sixty-Second Congress, second session, on Mar. 20, 1912

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of State -- Officials and employees,
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Selection and appointment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination65 p
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15271146M

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