Citizenship of wives of Americans in the foreign service. Hearings before the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. 6073. February 12, 1924. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Immigration and Naturalization

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  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
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Other titlesNationality of married women.
StatementStatement of James W. Boyer, jr. Communications from executive departments. Article, "Nationality of married women" by Prof. Jesse S. Reeves.
ContributionsReeves, Jesse Siddall, 1872-1942.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I4 1924
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL6470404M
LC Control Number44016641

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