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Published by Wyoming State Archives, Museums, and Historical Dept. in [Cheyenne] .
Written in English



  • Fort Bridger (Wyo.),
  • Wyoming.,
  • Wyoming


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming.,
  • Mormon pioneers -- Wyoming -- History.,
  • Fort Bridger (Wyo.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert S. Ellison ; edited by William H. Barton ... [et al.].
ContributionsBarton, William H., Wyoming. State Archives, Museums, and Historical Dept.
LC ClassificationsF769.F54 E44 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3925738M
LC Control Number81623625

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