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A century of dishonor a sketch of the United States government"s dealings with some of the Indian tribes by Helen Hunt Jackson

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Published by Roberts Brothers in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Government relations,
  • Indians of North America -- California

Book details:

Edition Notes

Preface by H.B. Whipple, Bishop of Minnesota. Introduction by Julius H. Seelye

Statementby Helen Jackson (H.H.)
ContributionsWhipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901, Seelye, Julius Hawley, 1824-1895
The Physical Object
Pagination[x], 514 p. ;
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17938027M
LC Control Number02015270

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