Pioneers of the West a true narrative by John Turner

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Published by Jennings and Pyre, Eaton and Mains in Cincinnati, New York .

Written in English

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  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Boone County.

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Experiences of an English family in the early days of Boone County, Neb.

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Statementby John Turner.
The Physical Object
Pagination404 p.
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17773193M

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