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British flag; its origin and history. Incidents in its use in America. A paper read before the Connecticut Historical Society. June 7, 1881. by Jonathan Flynt Morris

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Published by [Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company] in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English



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StatementBy Jonathan F. Morris. Reprinted from the Hartford daily courant, June 8, 1881.
LC ClassificationsCR115.G7 M7
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7017543M
LC Control Number10007710

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