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Tales of an old sea port

a general sketch of the history of Bristol, Rhode Island, including, incidentally, an account of the voyages of the Norsemen, so far as they may have been connected with Narragansett Bay

by Wilfred Harold Munro

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Published by Princeton university press; [etc., etc.] in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potter, Simeon, 1720-1806. [from old catalog],
  • Yankee (Brig) [from old catalog],
  • Bristol, R.I. -- History. [from old catalog],
  • Oyapok, Fort, Guiana. [from old catalog],
  • Northwest coast of North America. [from old catalog],
  • Alaska -- Description and travel. [from old catalog],
  • Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFauque, Elzéar, b. 1714. [from old catalog], D"Wolf, John, 1779-1872. [from old catalog], Jones, Noah. [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF89.B8 M94
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.l., 292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14044582M
    LC Control Number18000033

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