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Published by The Hamilton Press in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English



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  • Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660.

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From Proceedings of the American antiquarian society, at the annual meeting, held in Worcester, October 21, l904.

StatementBy Calvin Stebbins...
ContributionsAmerican Antiquarian Society.
LC ClassificationsJR195 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6977409M
LC Control Number06041800

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