Notes toward a history of the American newspaper. Vol. 1. Containing the history of newspapers in Alabama by Nelson, William

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Published by C.F. Heartman in New York .

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SeriesHeartman"s historical series, no. 31
LC ClassificationsPN4855 N4 1918
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Number of Pages644
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Open LibraryOL17286253M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Alternate pages blank. "Number 30 of copies printed on standard book paper." Vol. I was published in in "Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey", edited by William Nelson; v.

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