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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Darragh, John -- Juvenile literature,
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Friends and associates -- Juvenile literature,
  • Darragh, John,
  • Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Spies,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service

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About the Edition

Reconstructs a possible mission of the fourteen-year-old spy who carried messages to George Washington"s camp in the buttons of his coat during the Revolutionary War.

Edition Notes

Statementby Peter and Connie Roop ; pictures by Peter E. Hanson.
SeriesCarolrhoda on my own books
ContributionsRoop, Connie., Hanson, Peter E., ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE280.D37 R67 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2713247M
ISBN 100876142943
LC Control Number86006120

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