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Francis Parkman"s The Oregon trail

by Francis Parkman

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul, Harry Gilbert, 1874- [from old catalog] ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF592 .P264
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 397 p.
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23359941M
    LC Control Number18008107

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