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Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop) (1883-1965) The celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03261.02 Author/Creator: Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop) (1883-1965) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1967 Pagination: 1 v. ; 557 p. ; ill. : 25.4 x 18.3 cm.

(title continues)... Morristown, New Jersey sold by order of the trustees. Volume two of a seven volume collection, plus index. Includes: New England, the American Revolution, the Middle Colonies, the French and Indian War, the Continental Congress, the War of 1812, Southern Colonies and States, the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida. Public auction 19 and 20 April. Published by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (affiliated with Sotheby & Co. in London). Contains images of items in the collection. Pages numbered 427-984.

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