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My life in the mountains and on the plains the newly discovered autobiography by David Meriwether

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman, Okla .
Written in English


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Statementby David Meriwether ; edited and with an introduction by Robert A. Griffin.
ContributionsGriffen, Robert A.
The Physical Object
Pagination301p. ;
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19010802M

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