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long trip in a prairie schooner

Joel Barnett

long trip in a prairie schooner

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Published by J. Barnett in Whittier, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joel Barnett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 86/13372 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2342850M
LC Control Number86464148

So help me God. The Prairie Schooner 53 This oath was taken while standing on the stump of a Cottonwood tree in the Lapariel bottoms, the candidate being loaded down with as many log chains as he could hold, and the ceremony, usually taken on a moonlight night, was as weird a sight as one can imagine.


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