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Stories about Indians by Rufus Merrill

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Published by published by Rufus Merrill in Concord, N.H .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Public opinion,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Government relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNewton, Hiram, former owner
LC ClassificationsPZ86.1 1850 .S85
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25949280M

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