A discourse before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Brown University

delivered September fourth, 1833 by Virgil Maxcy

Publisher: Lilly, Wait, Colman, and Holden in Boston

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Virgil Maxcy
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 47008
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14451120M

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