The post-captain.

by John Davis

Publisher: Garland Pub. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 326
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Subjects:

  • Keith, Thomas, fl. 1794-1795 -- Fiction,
  • Indian captivities -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Also attributed to John Moore. Cf. Brit. Mus. cat. Reprint of the 1806 ed. printed for T. Tegg, London. Issued with the reprint of the 1808 ed. of Struggles of Capt. Thomas Keith in America. New York, 1977.

SeriesGarland library of narratives of North American Indian captivities, v. 26, Garland library of narratives of North American Indian captivities -- v. 26
ContributionsMoore, John, 1729-1802
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 300, 28 p. 1 fold. ill. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19815896M

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