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Facts connected with the cruise of the United States steam frigate Merrimac

William Geoffroy

Facts connected with the cruise of the United States steam frigate Merrimac

commanded by R. B. Hitchcock, commander, late the flag ship of the Pacific squadron, during the years 1857, 1858, 1859 & 1860.

by William Geoffroy

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Published by Printed by Kelly, Hedian & Piet in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merrimack (Frigate)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Geoffroy
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 26967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17856736M


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