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Charles Carroll of Carrollton

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434462

Publication Date: 01/01/1942

340 pages

8 illustrations

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A vivid and human biography of the richest man and the most prominent Roman Catholic layman in the America of his day. The book recalls the importance of the ideals of liberty and justice in the founding of the Nation, and depicts the struggles of another age with the familiar problems of a democracy at war.

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