Pennsylvania history told by contemporaries

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Statementby Asa Earl Martin ... and Hiram Herr Shenk ...
ContributionsShenk, Hiram Herr, 1872- joint author.
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LC ClassificationsF149 .M37
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Paginationxxi, 621 p.
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Open LibraryOL6674990M
LC Control Number25004695
OCLC/WorldCa2710508

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