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Columbus, Kentucky as the nation"s capital

legend or near reality?

by Allen Anthony

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by River Microstudies in Fort Davis, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Columbus (Ky.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Columbus (Ky.) -- History.,
    • United States -- Capital and capitol.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesColumbus, KY as the nation"s capital.
      Statementcompiled by Allen Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF459.C65 A58 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1148165M
      ISBN 10096258651X
      LC Control Number94120889
      OCLC/WorldCa30347555

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