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    John T. Hughes. Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of New Mexico;...With a Sketch of the Life of Col. Doniphan. Cincinnati: Published by U.P. James, [1847]. Octavo. 144 pages. Illustrated with 13 wood-engraved plans of battlefields and embellishments. Publisher's original tan illustrated wrappers.
    "Doniphan's and Kearney's conquests gave the United States its claim to New Mexico and Arizona, finally acquired by the Gadsden Purchase" (Howes).
    Condition: Very good. Light chipping, a few short closed tears and some modest foxing to wrappers. Some pages uncut. A handsome copy of this scarce work.
    Reference: Howes H769. Streeter 165. Wagner-Camp 134:6.

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