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Kit Carson in California

Charles Lewis Camp

Kit Carson in California

with extracts from his own story

by Charles Lewis Camp

  • 24 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by California Historical Society in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles L. Camp.
    ContributionsCalifornia Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16762219M

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