Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864
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Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864 the last Federalist by Robert A. McCaughey

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Robert A. McCaughey.
SeriesHarvard historical studies,, v. 90
LC ClassificationsE302.6.Q7 M32
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440076M
ISBN 100674483758
LC Control Number73089506

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