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Published by Sleepy Hollow Restorations in Tarrytown, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 -- Knowledge -- New York (State) -- Congresses,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Historiography -- Congresses,
  • New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Historiography -- Congresses,
  • New York (State) -- In literature -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Andrew B. Myers.
ContributionsMyers, Andrew B., ed., Sleepy Hollow Restorations (Organization)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.44 .K54
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 153 p.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5041473M
ISBN 100912882085
LC Control Number74000678

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