Early history of Oxford, Mississippi
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Early history of Oxford, Mississippi

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Published by Percy Enterprises Pub. in Oxford, Miss .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAnne Percy
LC ClassificationsF349.O94 P47 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24813831M
ISBN 109780615222875
LC Control Number2008934170

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