The influence of the English universities in the development of New England by Franklin Bowditch Dexter

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  • Universities and colleges -- Great Britain,
  • New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40093.
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Paginationp. 340-352.
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL13559843M

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