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The Cavaliers of Virginia, vol. 1 of 2

or, The Recluse of Jamestown; An historical romance of the Old Dominion

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Published: 1834
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,762 / 165 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 762
Added to site: 2011.10.03 30838

The first part of two of this adventure set in late 17th century Virginia. The story is about an uprising called Bacon's rebellion.

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