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Fur Traders from New England, the Bosten Men, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis & James Gilchrist Swan (Northwest Historical Ser Vol 18) by William Dane Phelps

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Published by Arthur H. Clark Company .
Written in English


  • History: American,
  • Northwest Coast of North America,
  • History,
  • Northwest Coast of North Ameri,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • New Englanders,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • 18th century,
  • Fur trade

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBriton Cooper Busch (Editor), Barry M. Gough (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8344170M
ISBN 100870622617
ISBN 109780870622618

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