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Incidents of western travel

in a series of letters

by George Foster Pierce

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Southern Methodist Pub. House in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methodist Episcopal Church, South.,
  • Methodist Episcopal Church -- Missions.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George F. Pierce ; edited by Thomas O. Summers.
    ContributionsSummers, Thomas O. 1812-1882.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24129523M
    OCLC/WorldCa6856044

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