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A history of the French war

by Rossiter Johnson

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Published by Dodd, Mead & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOld French war.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE188 .J68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23421559M
    LC Control Number02011832

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