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Before the autobiography only one literary work of importance had been produced in this countrycotton mathers magnalia, a church history of new england in a ponderous, stiff style. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Merchant marine academy class of 1942 history project cd, class of 1942 book committee, 1997 for its 50th anniversary the merchant marine academy class of 1942 surveyed its members about their experience in world war ii and put the information together in a limited edition book. Color frontispiece and numerous other illustrations.

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