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2 edition of Conestoga wagon found in the catalog.

Conestoga wagon

Hill, Harry Segner

Conestoga wagon

a short story of a "Ship of Inland Commerce"

by Hill, Harry Segner

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Clayton press, printers in Asbury Park, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wagons,
    • Transportation -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Harry S. Hill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS2010 .H5 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5531919M
      LC Control Number67007624
      OCLC/WorldCa6824833


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