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Historical address and poem

delivered at the bi-centennial celebration of the incorporation of the old town of Reading May 29, 1844

by Reading (Mass.)

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Published by Printed by S.N. Dickinson in Boston .
Written in English

  • Reading (Mass.),
  • South Reading (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Reading (Mass.) -- History.,
    • South Reading (Mass.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Historical address by J. Flint; poem by L. Eaton.

      Statementwith an appendix.
      ContributionsEaton, Lilley, 1802-1872., Flint, James, 1779-1855.
      LC ClassificationsF74.R28 R2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p.
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6905524M
      LC Control Number01011582

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