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The true story of Washington

Elbridge Streeter Brooks

The true story of Washington

by Elbridge Streeter Brooks

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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elbridge S. Brooks.
    SeriesChildren"s lives of great men
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23062814M

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