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Commodore John Barry "the father of the American navy" : the record of his services for our country by Griffin, Martin I. J.

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Published by The Author in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Barry, John, -- 1745-1803

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Statementby Martin I.J. Griffin.
LC ClassificationsE207.B2 G8 1903
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 424 p., [19] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18078695M
LC Control Number03000181

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