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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Rideau Canal (Ont.).,
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Statementby A.T. Drummond.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 02771, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 02771
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.).
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23344333M
ISBN 100665027710

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