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Published by Wagoner Printing Company] in [Galesburg, Ill .
Written in English



  • Illinois


  • Illinois -- Historic houses, etc.

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Statement[By] Mrs. Sarah Bond Hanley ...
LC ClassificationsF542 .H23
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6608423M
LC Control Number18011688

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