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Published by J. R. Osgood in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Also published under title: Sam Lawson"s Oldtown fireside stories.

Statementby Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24178873M
OCLC/WorldCa1323083

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