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3 edition of Wormsloe found in the catalog.

Wormsloe

two centuries of a Georgia Family.

by Coulter, E. Merton

  • 204 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wormsloe.
    • Subjects:
    • Jones family (Noble Jones, d. 1775),
    • Wormsloe.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 289-302.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF289.J69 C6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 322 p.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6175720M
      LC Control Number55007035
      OCLC/WorldCa1386981

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