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history of Oregon and California and the other Territories on the north-west coast of North America; accompanied by a geographical view and map of those countries, and a number of documents as proofs and illustrations of the history. by Robert Greenhow

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Published by Appleton in New York .
Written in English


  • Pacific States -- History,
  • Northwest Coast of North America

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Edition Notes

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms (n.d.) (American Culture Series, Reel 304.7)

SeriesAmerican culture series -- 304.7.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 492 p.
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17494638M

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