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A journey on the Mississippi River

A journey on the Mississippi River

being a lecture delivered before the Lyceum of the Zane Street Public School of Philadelphia

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Published by Crissy & Markley in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mississippi River.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a director. April 10th, 1847.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 292, no. 2923.
    ContributionsPhiladelphia. Zane Street Public School.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15429232M
    LC Control Number87569464

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