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This State of wonders The letters of an Iowa frontier family, 1858-1861 by

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Published by University of Iowa Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States - State & Local,
  • History - General History,
  • Williams family,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Farm life,
  • U.S. Local History - Missouri River Valley States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn K. Folmar (Editor), John Kent Folmar (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8111682M
ISBN 100877451540
ISBN 109780877451549
OCLC/WorldCa13424305

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