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Rantoul, Robert Jr.:

LETTER TO ROBERT SCHUYLER, ESQ., PRESIDENT OF THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD, ON THE VALUE OF THE PUBLIC LANDS OF ILLINOIS. BY...ONE OF THE DIRECTORS.

Damrell & Moore, Boston: 1851 40pp, disbound. Minor dustsoiling of outer leaves, minimal foxing. Very Good. "Treats of the accessibility of the state to emigrants, the productivity of the soil, rapid increase of population, sale of land, and prospects of future developments" Buck Reviewing land values in other States, anticipated railroad and other transportation improvements, expected population growth and natural resources, Rantoul's data-laden analysis "proves that the lands granted by Congress to build the Illinois Central exceed in value the cost of the road" Eberstadt FIRST EDITION Buck 477 [1] Sabin 67904 481 NUC 0057187 [7] 131 Eberstadt 357 [London printing] Not in BRE, Decker, Soliday


Book Id: 15944

Price: $275.00

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