California emigrant letters. by Walker Demarquis Wyman

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Written in English

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  • California,
  • California.


  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
  • California -- Gold discoveries.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1952 ed.

Book details

StatementEdited by Walker D. Wyman, illustrated by Helen Bryant Wyman. New York, Bookman Associates.
LC ClassificationsF865 .W983 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4771004M
ISBN 100404070590
LC Control Number78175936

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