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new American biographic dictionary

Kingston, John

new American biographic dictionary

or, Memoirs of many of the most eminent persons that have ever lived in this or any other nation

by Kingston, John

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Published by Printed for John Kingston, and sold at his book and stationary store, 164, Market-street. Warner and Hanna, print. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Kingston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT103 .K6 1810
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6612861M
    LC Control Number18023932
    OCLC/WorldCa5528125

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