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John Graves Simcoe

Duncan Campbell Scott

John Graves Simcoe

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Published by Morang in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simcoe, John Graves, -- 1752-1806.,
  • Ontario -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Duncan Campbell Scott.
    SeriesMakers of Canada -- v. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC3071.1.S5 S36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18788770M


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