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Cape Cod: its people and their history

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English



  • Cape Cod (Mass.)


  • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [327]-330.

Statementby Henry C. Kittredge.
LC ClassificationsF72.C3 K62 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5613048M
LC Control Number68021055

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