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Interesting detail of the operations of the American Fleet in the Mediterranean

Eaton, William

Interesting detail of the operations of the American Fleet in the Mediterranean

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Published by Bliss & Brewer, printers in Springfield, Mas .
Written in English


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Statementcommunicated in a letter from W. E. Esq. to his friend in the County of Hampshire.
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LC ClassificationsAC901 .B3 vol. 48, no. 9
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL2355713M
LC Control Number86880082


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