Texas tough dangerous men in dangerous times by Gra"Delle Duncan

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Outlaws -- Texas -- History.,
  • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.,
  • Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.,
  • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.,
  • Texas -- History, Military.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Gra"Delle Duncan ; illustrated by Don Moore.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF390 .D84 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2055301M
ISBN 100890156972
LC Control Number88033577
OCLC/WorldCa18990197

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