More than gold in California, 1849-1933
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More than gold in California, 1849-1933 by Mary Bennett Ritter

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Published in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

An autobiography.

Statementby Mary Bennett Ritter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.R615 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 11-451 p.
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6306678M
LC Control Number34017631
OCLC/WorldCa4952536

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