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Colonial expansion, including the rise and fall of historic settlements

William Henry Cavanagh

Colonial expansion, including the rise and fall of historic settlements

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Published by R.G. Badger in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby William Henry Cavanagh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 89/5292 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination263 p.
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1842502M
LC Control Number89953194

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