A brief account of the experiences of a pioneer of 1843

Arthur, John
August 2017
Brief Account of the Experiences of a Pioneer of 1843;8/1/2017, p1
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Presents the text of the author's 1843 account of being a pioneer on the American frontier. Details about his life.


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