Matthew Fontaine Maury, trail maker of the seas by Hawthorne, Hildegarde.

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Statementby Hildegarde Hawthorne; decorations by Grace E. James.
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LC ClassificationsGC30.M4 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p.
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL6456107M
LC Control Number43016995
OCLC/WorldCa756927

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We are indebted, for the preservation of these details, to the Diaryof Maury's. While walking, visitors can enjoy views of the acre lake, formerly known as Lake Maury, in honor of Matthew Fontaine Maury, the pathfinder of the seas but also, it .

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