Involuntary Servitude Imposed upon Seamen.
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Involuntary Servitude Imposed upon Seamen. hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Sixty-Second Congress, third session, on Dec. 7, 1912

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


  • Merchant mariners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Merchant mariners -- United States -- Accommodations on shipboard,
  • Merchant mariners -- United States -- Salaries, etc

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Considers (62) H.R. 23673

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Paginationii, 277-360 p
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15274181M

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