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The stone house at Gowanus

scene of the Battle of Long Island; Stirling"s headquarters, Cornwallis"s redoubt, occupied by Washington; colonial residence of Dutch architecture; built by Nicholas Vechte, 1699

by Georgia Fraser

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Published by Witter and Kintner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Georgia Fraser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE241.L8 F8
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24514118M
LC Control Number10001079

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