history of Harvard College. by Cotton Mather

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StatementBy Cotton Mather.
SeriesOld South leaflets. [General series., v. 8] no. 184
LC ClassificationsE173 .O44 vol. 8
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Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL6629639M
LC Control Number20020852

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