The Patrons of Husbandry on the Pacific Coast: Being a Complete History of the Origin, Condition and Progress of Agriculture in Different Parts of the World; of the Origin and Growth of the Order of Patrons, with a General and Special Grange Directory, and Full List of Charter Members of the Subordinate Granges of California. Also, of the Foes of the Farmers, Or Monopolies of Land, Water, Transportation and Education; of a Protective Tariff, Currency and Banking

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A. L. Bancroft, 1875 - History - 480 pages
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Being A Complete History Of The Origin, Condition And Progress Of Agriculture In Different Parts Of The World; Of The Origin And Growth Of The Order Of Patrons, With A General And Special Grange Directory, And Full List Of The Charter Members Of The Subordinate Granges Of California; Also Of The Foes Of The Farmers, Or Monopolies Of Land, Water, Transportation And Education; Of A Protective Tariff, Currency And Banking.

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