Immigration depot at Governor"s Island.
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Immigration depot at Governor"s Island.

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


  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEstablishment of immigration depot at Governor"s Island
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16007066M

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