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Public debt ceiling hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session ... August 1, 1977. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Debts, Public -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .W3 1977e
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4692036M
LC Control Number77603700

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