Smuggling from St. Pierre-Miquelon

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .

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Subjects:

  • Smuggling -- Saint Pierre and Miquelon.,
  • Liquor laws -- Canada.,
  • Tariff on alcohol -- France.,
  • Contrebande -- Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.,
  • Alcool -- Législation -- Canada.,
  • Droits de douane -- Alcool -- France.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 13808, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 13808
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.).
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23698790M
ISBN 100665138083

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