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Amending act to provide a civil government for Puerto Rico.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs

Amending act to provide a civil government for Puerto Rico.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts,
  • Judges,
  • Puerto Rico

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIncrease number of judges of Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
    SeriesH.rp.1261
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16188523M


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Amending act to provide a civil government for Puerto Rico. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Woman suffrage in Porto Rico. Hearing before the Committee on territories and insular possessions, United States Senate, Seventieth Congress, first session, on S. a bill to amend section 35 of the organic act approved March 2,entitled "An act to provide a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes." Ap InCongress passed the Foraker Act, which ended military rule and set up a civil government.

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