The New-England primer, much improved containing a variety of easy lessons for attaining the true reading of English

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Published by T. Dobson in Philadelphia .

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SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 24164
ContributionsWestminster Assembly (1643-1652).
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FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
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Open LibraryOL15239701M

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