The story of New Amsterdam by William R. Shepherd

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • New York (N.Y.)


  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

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Statementby William R. Shepherd.
LC ClassificationsF128.4 .S54 1926
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 208 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6693257M
LC Control Number26016917

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