The Documentary History of the State of New-York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State, Volumen2

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Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan
Weed, Parsons & Company, public printers, 1849
 

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Wonderful four volume set with lots of maps and reproductions of historical documents, including lengthy excerpts from descriptions of early wars with the Indians, and French. Leer comentario completo

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