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Published by J.G. Shea in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby P. F. X. de Charlevoix ; translated with notes by John Gilmary Shea
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 32764, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 32764
ContributionsShea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892
The Physical Object
Pagination4 microfiches (163 fr.)
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24332288M
ISBN 100665327641

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