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The fortunate discovery: or, The history of Henry Villars.

The fortunate discovery: or, The history of Henry Villars.

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Published by --New-York printed-- Stockbridge: re-printed by Rosseter & Willard. in [Stockbridge, Mass.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy a lady of the state of New-York.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 48426.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 148 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14592544M

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Henry Villard (April 10, – November 12, ) was an American journalist and financier who was an early president of the Northern Pacific Railway. Born and raised Ferdinand Heinrich Gustav Hilgard in the Rhenish Palatinate of the Kingdom of Bavaria, Villard clashed with his more conservative father over politics, and was sent to a semi-military academy in northeastern ogmaexpo.comen: 4, including Oswald.

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