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Discoveries of America

Discoveries of America

Personal Accounts of British Emigrants to North America during the Revolutionary Era

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • United States,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Social Science,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • British Americans--Correspondence,
  • History / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775),
  • British Americans,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • British,
  • Correspondence,
  • Immigrants,
  • Nova Scotia

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBernard Bailyn (Foreword), Barbara DeWolfe (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7738922M
    ISBN 100521385423
    ISBN 109780521385428


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