Ashbel Smith of Texas pioneer, patriot, statesman, 1805-1886 by Elizabeth Silverthorne

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .

Written in English

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  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Smith, Ashbel, 1805-1886,
  • Statesmen -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Physicians -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Texas -- History,
  • Texas -- Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Elizabeth Silverthorne.
SeriesThe Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ;, no. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF391.S629 S54 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3481402M
ISBN 100890961271
LC Control Number82000739

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