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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Narragansett Indians.,
  • Narragansett languages.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 4th ed. (1866), edited by J. H. Trumbull, and the 5th ed. (1936), edited by H. M. Chapin, of a work originally published in 1643.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.N16 W67 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination219, 205 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5302865M
LC Control Number72085014

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