The letters of the British spy by William Wirt

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Published by Harper in New York .

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The biographical sketch is by P.H. Cruse. cf. J.P. Kennedy, Memoirs ... of William Wirt, 1849, v.1, p. 44.

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Pagination260 p. :
Number of Pages260
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Open LibraryOL26326001M

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