Yankee Doodle
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Yankee Doodle a drama of the American Revolution. by Coley Banks Taylor

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Published by The Devin-Adair Company in New York .
Written in English


  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreward by William Carlos Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [3] 161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22943015M

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