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Published by Da Capo in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Facsim. of:1st ed. Cincinnati, 1845.

Statementby Lansford W. Hastings ; new introduction by Mary Nance Spence.
SeriesThe American scene comments and commentators
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16370529M

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