Economy and efficiency in the government service.

Address before the Union league club of Chicago on February 22, 1911 by Charles Dyer Norton

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Statementby Charles D. Norton.
ContributionsUnion League Club of Chicago.
LC ClassificationsJK691 .N7
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
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Open LibraryOL6538830M
LC Control Number11035232

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