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Sheldon Jackson pathfinder and prospector of the missionary vanguard in the Rocky mountains and Alaska by Stewart, Robert Laird

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Published by F.H. Revell company in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909.,
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Laird Stewart.
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p.
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23332278M

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