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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English


  • United States -- Description and travel.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865.,
  • Canada -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 12147)

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12147.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 464 p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17146477M

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