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Strange, but true.

Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapo and wife.

by Thomas Crapo

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Published by T. Crapo in New Bedford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crapo, Thomas, 1842-1899

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam J. Cowin, editor.
    ContributionsCowin, William J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530 .C88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23342582M
    LC Control Numberca 17000828

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