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Published by Printed for Van Winkle and Wiley in [New York .
Written in English


  • New Sweden -- History.

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Bound with: Memorial to the Legislature of New-York.

StatementWritten in Sweed, by Thomas Campanius Holm, late of New Sweed Land, als Delaware, and printed at Stockholm. A.D. 1702.
SeriesNew-York historical society. Collections. 1st ser -- v. 2, [343]-358 p.
The Physical Object
Pagination[343]-358 p. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17959082M

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