The development of school support in colonial Massachusetts. by George Leroy Jackson

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StatementNew York, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1909.
LC ClassificationsLA304 .J3 1972
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Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL5223333M
ISBN 100404550258
LC Control Number75176899

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