Sketches of character, and tales founded on fact

by Frederick W. Thomas

Publisher: The Chronicle of Western Literature and Art in Louisville [Ky.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 117 Downloads: 841
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Statementby F.W. Thomas ..
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 2563
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 p. l., 117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15169041M
LC Control Number87744922

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Transcribed from: Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), Sketches of character, and tales founded on fact. Louisville: Published at the Office of the Chronicle of Western Literature and Art.

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Louisville, Pub. at the Office of the Chronicle of Western literature and art, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Randolph; William Wirt; Simon Kenton; Simon Kenton; John Randolph; William Wirt: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frederick W Thomas.

Sketches of character, and tales founded on fact. Louisville [Ky.]: Chronicle of Western Literature and Art, (DLC)nuc (OCoLC) Named Person: John Randolph; William Wirt; Simon Kenton; Simon Kenton; John Randolph; William Wirt: Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

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