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A history of Pennsylvania

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Published by Maynard, Merrill & Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Pennsylvania -- Biography.,
  • Pennsylvania -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby L. S. Shimmell
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 348 p. :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24188346M

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