Indiana: In Relation to Its Geography, Statistics, Institutions, County Topography, Etc., with a "reference Index" to Colton's Maps of Indiana. Compiled from Official and Other Authentic Sources (Google eBook)

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J. H. Colton, 1852 - Indiana - 126 pages
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