Guide to Washington City and Vicinity: A Complete Hand-book, Directing the Stranger how to Find Its Public Buildings, Churches, Hotels, Places of Amusement, Horse Cars, Miscellaneous Societies, Newspapers, Cemeteries, Etc. ... Also, a Guide to the Principal First-class Stores in the Various Lines of Trade (Google eBook)

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John F. Ellis, 1868 - Washington (D.C.) - 140 pages
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