origin and development of Colchester roads to 1900 by Bradford G. Yuill

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Published by Colchester Historical Museum in Truro, N.S .

Written in English

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  • Nova Scotia,
  • Colchester (County)


  • Roads -- Nova Scotia -- Colchester (County) -- History.

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Statementby Bradford G. Yuill.
ContributionsColchester Historical Museum.
LC ClassificationsHE357.Z6 N89 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination19, [7] leaves ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6853656M
LC Control Number00360626

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