The Western Rural Year Book, a Cyclopedia of Reference: Historical, Statistical and Scientific Information. A Comprehensive Work Showing the Development and Progress of the United States from the Settlement of the Country. The Agricultural Advancement and Resources of America Fully Set Forth in a Condensed Form

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M. George, 1886 - 464 pages
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