Documentary Source Book of American History, 1606-1898

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William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1908 - Charters - 616 pages
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Contents

I
1
II
9
III
14
IV
19
V
20
VI
22
VII
26
VIII
31
XCII
355
XCIII
359
XCIV
361
XCV
368
XCVI
371
XCVII
372
XCVIII
374
XCIX
377

IX
36
X
39
XI
43
XII
45
XIII
50
XIV
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XV
55
XVI
60
XVII
63
XVIII
66
XIX
72
XX
74
XXI
76
XXII
78
XXIII
80
XXIV
84
XXV
90
XXVI
93
XXVII
95
XXVIII
103
XXIX
105
XXX
109
XXXI
113
XXXII
117
XXXIII
122
XXXIV
131
XXXV
136
XXXVI
139
XXXVII
141
XXXVIII
143
XXXIX
146
XL
150
XLI
155
XLII
159
XLIII
162
XLIV
166
XLV
171
XLVI
172
XLVII
176
XLVIII
184
XLIX
188
L
190
LI
195
LII
204
LIII
209
LIV
216
LV
233
LVI
243
LVII
244
LVIII
259
LIX
261
LX
263
LXI
265
LXII
268
LXIII
274
LXIV
276
LXV
279
LXVI
282
LXVII
284
LXVIII
288
LXIX
289
LXX
293
LXXI
302
LXXII
306
LXXIII
313
LXXIV
314
LXXV
315
LXXVI
316
LXXVII
317
LXXVIII
318
LXXIX
320
LXXX
322
LXXXI
323
LXXXII
324
LXXXIII
329
LXXXIV
333
LXXXV
341
LXXXVI
344
LXXXVII
349
LXXXVIII
350
LXXXIX
351
XC
352
XCI
353
C
383
CI
384
CII
386
CIII
387
CIV
388
CV
390
CVI
394
CVII
399
CVIII
402
CIX
403
CX
405
CXI
420
CXII
423
CXIII
424
CXIV
433
CXV
434
CXVI
436
CXVII
438
CXVIII
439
CXIX
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CXX
441
CXXI
442
CXXII
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXV
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CXXVI
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CXXVII
452
CXXVIII
454
CXXIX
457
CXXX
459
CXXXI
463
CXXXII
467
CXXXIII
470
CXXXIV
473
CXXXV
482
CXXXVI
487
CXXXVII
488
CXXXVIII
490
CXXXIX
491
CXL
494
CXLI
498
CXLII
499
CXLIII
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CXLIV
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CXLV
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CXLVI
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CXLVII
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CXLVIII
514
CXLIX
518
CL
529
CLI
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CLII
532
CLIII
534
CLIV
535
CLV
536
CLVI
538
CLVII
539
CLVIII
540
CLIX
542
CLX
544
CLXI
546
CLXII
547
CLXIII
551
CLXIV
553
CLXV
554
CLXVI
560
CLXVII
564
CLXVIII
565
CLXIX
566
CLXX
568
CLXXI
570
CLXXII
573
CLXXIII
575
CLXXIV
581
CLXXV
591
CLXXVI
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CLXXVII
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CLXXVIII
597
CLXXIX
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CLXXX
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CLXXXI
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