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Historic Bristol

Richard V. Simpson

Historic Bristol

tales from an old Rhode Island seaport

by Richard V. Simpson

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bristol (R.I.) -- History -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRichard V. Simpson.
    GenreAnecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF89.B8 S57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23674686M
    ISBN 109781596293526
    LC Control Number2007042252
    OCLC/WorldCa175286354


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