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Rufus Putnam

father of Ohio

by Josephine E. Phillips

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Published by Row, Peterson, and Co. in Evanston, Ill, White Plains, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Ohio Company (1747-1779),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Josephine E. Phillips in collaboration with Ruth Cromer Weir ; illustrated by Herbert N. Rudeen
    SeriesReal people, Real people (Row, Peterson, and Company)
    ContributionsWeir, Ruth Cromer, Rudeen, Herbert N., ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF479.3 .P44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24755792M
    OCLC/WorldCa1469488


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