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Transfer of Lorton Reformatory to the District of Columbia hearings before the Subcommittee on National Penitentiaries of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on S. 1243 ... by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on National Penitentiaries.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Washington (D.C.). -- Dept. of Corrections.,
  • Correctional institutions -- Virginia -- Lorton.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Hearings held June 10-Sept. 9, 1975.

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17116033M

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