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Early trade and travel in the lower Mississippi Valley

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Published by Ortlieb"s Printing House in Baton Rouge .
Written in English


  • British -- Mississippi River Valley,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803

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Edition Notes

Statementby William O. Scroggs ...
SeriesUniversity bulletin -- v. 11-n.s. no. 10., University bulletin -- new ser., v. 11, no. 10.
LC ClassificationsF396 .S43
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14324231M
LC Control Number13016027

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