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George Washington himself a common-sense biography written from his manuscripts by John Clement Fitzpatrick

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • Washington, George, 1732-1799

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Edition Notes

Statementby John C. Fitzpatrick ...
LC ClassificationsE312 .F52
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii p., 1 l., 17-544 p.
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6296956M
LC Control Number33031654

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