First siege and capture of Louisbourg, 1745
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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Fortification -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History -- Siege, 1745.,
  • Canada -- History -- 1713-1763 (New France).

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Adams Archibald.
ContributionsRoyal Society of Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19122558M
ISBN 100665085028

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