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Published by Dogwood Press in Woodville, Tex .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Galveston Bay (Tex.)

Subjects:

  • Galveston Bay (Tex.) -- History.,
  • Galveston Bay (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-249) and index.

Statementby Jean L. Epperson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF392.G25 E66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL914958M
ISBN 100964684683
LC Control Number95211126

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