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Captain Lightfoot, the last of the New England highwaymen

a narrative of his life and adventures, with some account of the notorious Captain Thunderbolt.

by Martin, Michael

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Published by The Wayside Press in Topsfield, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doherty, John (Capt. Thunderbolt)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew England highwaymen.
    ContributionsWaldo, Frederick W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.M4 A3 1926
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii p., 1 l., 162 p., 1 l., incl. front., illus., plates, port.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6698724M
    LC Control Number27003356
    OCLC/WorldCa893790

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