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Benedict Arnold a biography by George Canning Hill

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Published by J.B. Lippincott & Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Other titlesAmerican biography, Benedict Arnold.
Statementby George Canning Hill
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24933298M

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