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The story of Old Hickory, Andrew Jackson.

by Henry W. Elson

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Published by J.M. Stradling & company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Henry W. Elson, A.M.
    SeriesNew century series. [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE382 .E49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22894518M
    LC Control Numberltf91094267

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