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life of William Penn

Samuel Macpherson Janney

life of William Penn

with selections from his correspondence and auto-biography

by Samuel Macpherson Janney

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Published by Hogan, Perkins in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn, William, -- 1644-1718.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel M. Janney
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF"152.2"J34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 560 p. :
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20985261M


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