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Published by T. Starr in [Rock City Falls, N.Y.] .
Written in English


  • Inventions -- New York (State) -- Ballston Spa -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222).

Statementby Timothy Starr.
LC ClassificationsT22.5.B35 S73 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23825971M
LC Control Number2007909665

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