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The story of the Irish in Boston

together with biographical sketches of representative men and noted women

by James Bernard Cullen

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Published by J.B. Cullen & Co., Press of Rockwell and Churchill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholics,
  • Irish,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCatholic church in Boston.
    Statementedited and compiled by James Bernard Cullen
    ContributionsTaylor, William, Jr
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 443 p. :
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25105866M
    OCLC/WorldCa163586850


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