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war governors in the American revolution.

Margaret Burnham Macmillan

war governors in the American revolution.

by Margaret Burnham Macmillan

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Published by Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First pub. 1943.

SeriesStudies in History, Economics and Public Law
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14615541M

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