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A colonial American merchant by Robin May

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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Merchants -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Merchants.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.

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Describes the life of a colonial merchant, his business, family life, home, social life, and his role in the War of Independence. Includes a glossary of terms.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobin May ; illustrated by Mark Bergin.
SeriesHow they lived, How they lived (Vero Beach, Fla.)
ContributionsBergin, Mark, ill.
LC ClassificationsE162 .M34 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2726456M
ISBN 100865921393
LC Control Number86020261

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