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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby William L. Stone ..
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 2508
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15166906M
LC Control Number87736197

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