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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

ContributionsCarroll, John Alexander., Ashworth, Mary Wells.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE312 .F82
The Physical Object
Pagination7 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13528148M
LC Control Number48008880
OCLC/WorldCa425613

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