Historical map of Pennsylvania
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Historical map of Pennsylvania showing the Indian names of streams, and villages, and paths of travel; the sites of old forts and battle-fields; the successive purchases from the Indians; and the names and dates of counties and county towns; with tables of forts and proprietary manors. by P. W. Sheafer

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Published by Historical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
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Open LibraryOL16970376M

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