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An international idiom.

A manual of the Oregon trade language, or "Chinook jargon."

by Horatio Emmons Hale

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Published by Whittaker & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinook jargon. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM846 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.l., 63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23380427M
    LC Control Number04035618

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