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A short history of Sacramento

Dorothy Kupcha Leland

A short history of Sacramento

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Published by Lexikos in San Francisco .
Written in English

  • Sacramento (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sacramento (Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 117)

      StatementDorothy Kupcha Leland.
      LC ClassificationsF869.S12 L454 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2264790M
      ISBN 100938530402
      LC Control Number89148975

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