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Oregon trail sketches of prairie and Rocky-mountain life by Francis Parkman

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel,
  • Oregon National Historic Trail

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Edition Notes

Statementby Francis Parkman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 381 p. ;
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22888682M

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