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manual of style for contract drafting

Kenneth A. Adams

manual of style for contract drafting

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Published by American Bar Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts -- United States -- Language,
  • Contracts -- United States,
  • Legal composition

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Kenneth A. Adams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF807 .A33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16911955M
    ISBN 109781604420289
    LC Control Number2008026858


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