Eliza Pinckney
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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Politics and government,
  • History

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Series title also at head of t.-p.

Statementby Harriott Horry Ravenel. With facsimile reproduction
SeriesWomen of colonial and revolutionary times, Women of colonial and revolutionary times
LC ClassificationsF272 .P
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26982523M

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