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These are the Prairies

Marie Albina Hamilton

These are the Prairies

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Published by School Aids and Text Book Pub. in Regina .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prairie Provinces -- History,
  • Prairie Provinces -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Reminiscences of Marie Albina Hamilton, written with the collaboration of her husband Z.M. Hamilton.

    Statementby Zachary MacCaulay Hamilton [and] Marie Albina Hamilton.
    ContributionsHamilton, Zachary Macaulay, d. 1950
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. illus., ports., fold. maps.
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15193867M

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