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Hearings upon the Bill Proposing To Amend the Present Organic Law of Porto Rico

Hearings upon the Bill Proposing To Amend the Present Organic Law of Porto Rico

hearings before the United States House Committee on Insular Affairs, Sixty-First Congress, second session, on Jan. 31, Feb. 3, 10, 16-19, 21-24, 1910

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizenship -- United States,
  • Public health administration -- Puerto Rico,
  • Puerto Rico -- Politics and government

  • About the Edition

    Considers (61) H.R. 19718

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination327 p
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15276584M

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    José A Cabranes. Porto Rico. Between and , Puerto Rico was officially misspelled as “Porto Rico” — a result of the incorrect spelling of the island’s name in the English version of the Treaty of Paris. Treaty Of Paris, Dec. 10, , United States Spain, 30 Stat. , T.S. No. Alma mater: Columbia University, Yale . Summary of S - th Congress (): A bill to exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the "Jones Act").


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