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Franklin Pierce, Young Hickory of the Granite hills

Roy F. Nichols

Franklin Pierce, Young Hickory of the Granite hills

by Roy F. Nichols

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pierce, Franklin, -- 1804-1869

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 571-584.

    Statementby Roy Franklin Nichols ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE432 .N63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 615 p.
    Number of Pages615
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528964M
    LC Control Number32000315
    OCLC/WorldCa783895

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