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The Seminole wars by Henrietta Buckmaster

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818.,
  • Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842.,
  • Seminole War, 3rd, 1855-1858.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: [1] leaf at end.

StatementHenrietta Buckmaster.
SeriesAmerica in the making
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE83.817 .B8
The Physical Object
Pagination153, [1] p., [1] leaf :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23051637M
LC Control Number64023645

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