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The Order of good cheer

Andrew Doane Merkel

The Order of good cheer

a narrative poem

by Andrew Doane Merkel

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Published by The Imperial Publishing Company, Limited in Halifax, Nova Scotia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew Merkel.
      GenrePoetry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.E636 O7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. incl. map.
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6481603M
      LC Control Number45003339
      OCLC/WorldCa20683074


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