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6 edition of A history of the people of the United States found in the catalog.

A history of the people of the United States

from the revolution to the civil war.

by John Bach McMaster

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History,
  • Mormons,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1865

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Bach McMaster ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE301 .M16
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24151220M
    LC Control Number01000554
    OCLC/WorldCa8392406


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