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Jedediah Hotchkiss rebel mapmaker and Virginia businessman by Peter W. Roper

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Published by White Mane Pub. Co. in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899.,
  • Cartographers -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-289) and index.

Statementby Peter W. Roper ; foreword by Archie P. McDonald.
LC ClassificationsGA407.H67 R67 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1707926M
ISBN 100942597265
LC Control Number92009456

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