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History of the American revolution

with a preliminary view of the character and principles of the colonists, and their controversies with Great Britain.

by Samuel Farmer Wilson

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Published by N. Hickman in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE208 .W771
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [7]-372, 34 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23362017M
    LC Control Number02003025


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