Expansion in New York, with especial reference to the eighteenth century. by Ruth Loving Higgins

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Published by Ohio State University in Columbus .

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  • Land grants -- New York (State),
  • New York (State) -- History.

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Bibliography: p. 163-188.

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SeriesOhio. State University, Columbus. Contributions in history and political science -- no. 14., Contributions in history and political science -- no. 14.
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Paginationxi, 209 p.
Number of Pages209
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Open LibraryOL17781657M

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