Major General Henry Knox and the last heirs to Montpelier.
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Published by Monmouth Press in Monmouth, Me .
Written in English


  • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.,
  • Knox family.,
  • Thomaston, Me. Montpelier.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Arthur Morgan Griffiths.
LC ClassificationsE207.K74 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977421M
LC Control Number66004264

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