Early Life and Public Services of Hon. Grover Cleveland: The Fearless and Independent Governor of the Empire State, and Candidate for President of the United States, Reciting the Annals of His Successful Career from Obscurity to the Eminent Position which He Now Holds in the Admiration of the Poeple. Also, the Life of Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks, Candidate for Vice-president

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Caxton Publishing Company, 1884 - 510 pages

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