John G. Whittier a biographical sketch. by Wilfred Whitten

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Published by Haskel House Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.

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Book details

StatementLondon, E. Hicks, Jr., 1892.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3281 .W5 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284480M
ISBN 100838315054
LC Control Number72003171
OCLC/WorldCa314308

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