A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.

A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts ansd Ciences of the Catholic University of America of the life of Irish immagrant, Thomas O'Connor and his ranch.

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  • Wexford ID: TB000028
  • Resource Type: Book
  • Format: Document
  • Collection: Wexford LOC
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: [160] p. ; 21 x 27 cm.
  • Digitized Date: November 6, 2012
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A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.
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