An address on the origin and progress of avarice and its deleterious effects on human happiness, with a proposed remedy for the countless evils resulting from an inordinate desire for wealth ; delivered before the Union Association of Working Men, in the Town hall.

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  • Working class -- United States.,
  • Wealth -- Moral and ethical aspects.

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Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 40086)

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40086.
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Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL17147566M

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