John Hancock and his times
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John Hancock and his times by Mabel Farnum

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Published by Ginn in Boston .
Written in English


  • Hancock, John, 1737-1793 -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Mabel Farnum.
SeriesA Ginn social science enrichment book
LC ClassificationsE302.6.H23 F3
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5950914M
LC Control Number65023681

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