To place cotton industry on a commercial basis. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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  • Business,
  • Cotton,
  • Interstate commerce

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Other titlesTo place cotton industry on sound commercial basis
SeriesS.rp.283
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination5 p.
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