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Letters of members of the Continental Congress

Edmund Cody Burnett

Letters of members of the Continental Congress

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Published by The Carnegie Institution of Washington in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Continental Congress

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 8 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization, 22321-28)

    Statementedited by Edmund C. Burnett.
    SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington. Publication no. 299. Papers of the Dept. of Historical Research, J.F. Jameson, editor, Library of American civilization -- LAC 22321-28.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17572355M


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