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Northern Pacific Railroad:

GUIDE TO THE LANDS OF THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD IN MINNESOTA.

Land Department, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, New York: 1872 Original printed wrappers with wrapper title [as issued]. Verso of front wrap is a 'Map of the Northern Pacific Railroad Lands in Minnesota.' Rear wrap is a 'Map of the Northern Pacific Railroad and its Connections, extending to Washington on the West Coast. Some wrapper soil, 32pp. Text illustrations, minor wear, Good+ or so. Eberstadt, Decker, and BRE record only a different title on the same subject in the same year. NUC records them both. This Guide discusses the geography and resources of the railroad's Minnesota lands East of the Mississippi River, the lands between the Mississippi and the Red River Valley, and the land in the Red River Valley. Fruit, timber and fuel, markets, transportation facilities, settlers, Soldiers' Colonies [reflecting the Homestead Law provisions according advantages to soldiers and sailors], settlement tips, stock-raising, price of land and terms of sale, how to construct a house [with illustrations], are all reviewed.


Book Id: 16715

Price: $250.00

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