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Gidner's Brief Lives of the Frontier

This was issued in May 1985 as a companion volume to The Battle of Pollock's Crossing. It is a biographical dictionary of men and women who lived between 1810 and 1890 and between the Mississippi and the Mountains. Such as:

Stepladder Nell, an amiable hostess much favoured by short men, was last heard of in Huron, Dakota Territory.

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SBD-GID1: First edition

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: May 1985

ISBN: None

Size: 127 x 93 mm

Pages: 16 pp

Staples: one

Binding: yellow printed matt card covers

Paper: cream

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: (J.L. Carr using contemporary engravings)

Internal illustrations: nine small drawings

Number in series: 77

Colophon: none

Telephone number: not stated

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: not stated

Dedication: Dedicated to the Beadle County Historical Society, 'The Old Timers', of 1938

Content: 86 entries

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