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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English



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  • Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Georgia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • Georgia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

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Traces the history of the thirteenth colony from DeSoto"s search for gold in the area in 1540 to the end of the Revolutionary War.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 83.

SeriesA First book
LC ClassificationsF289 .V38
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048117M
ISBN 100531027740
LC Control Number74008790

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