Travels and experiences in Canada, the Red River territory and the United States.
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Published by J.B. Day in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada -- Description and travel,
  • Manitoba -- Description and travel,
  • Canada -- Emigration and immigration,
  • United States -- Description and travel

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17773200M

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