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Life and times of Andrew Jackson

A. S. Colyar

Life and times of Andrew Jackson

Soldier Statesman President

by A. S. Colyar

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Published by Marshall & Bruce in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Andrew, -- 1767-1845.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.S. Colyar. Vol.1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination419p. ;
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17491493M


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