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Prospectus of an historical and allegorical picture entitled The Siege of York

Prospectus of an historical and allegorical picture entitled The Siege of York

or the British surrendering their arms to General Washington ... at York-Town, in Virginia, in the month of October, 1781

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Published by [s.n. in Petersburg, Va .
Written in English

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    Other titlesThe Siege of York
    Statementby John Francis Renault
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 7168
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 broadside
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15071989M

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