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defences of New-York harbor

defences of New-York harbor

extracts from reports made to the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New-York on the subject of the defence of New-York harbor.

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Published by Press of the Chamber of Commerce in New-York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsYA 21850
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL601884M
LC Control Number96195756

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