Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 75

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Massachusetts Historical Society, 1922 - Massachusetts
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For the statement above quoted, also for full bibliographical information regarding this publication, and for the contents of the volumes [1st ser.] v. 1- 7th series, v. 5, cf. Griffin, Bibl. of Amer. hist. society. 2d edition, 1907, p. 346-360.
 

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