American anecdotes original and select by Hunt, Freeman

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Published by Putnam & Hunt in Boston .

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Statementby an American
GenreAnecdotes
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 1043, 33848
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14978954M

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