Stories of early American history. by Wilbur F. Gordy

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration.

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Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14286390M

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