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Usher, John Palmer, 1816-1889 Medals for Indian Chiefs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03776.22 Author/Creator: Usher, John Palmer, 1816-1889 Place Written: [Washington] Type: Pamphlet Date: 1865 Pagination: 1p ; 23 x 15.5 cm.

38th Congress 2nd Session Ex. Doc. No. 47 House of Representatives

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