The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, Volumes 15-16 (Google eBook)

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John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson
Henry B. Dawson, 1869 - United States
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