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Fairchild, Lucius:

WATER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE MISSISSIPPI AND THE LAKES. MEMORIAL TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE NAVIGATION OF THE WISCONSIN AND FOX RIVERS, SUBMITTED BY THE CANAL CONVENTION HELD AT PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN, NOVEMBER 10, 1868, AND THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION. PREPARED FOR PUBLICATION UNDER THE DIRECTION OF LUCIUS FAIRCHILD, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN.

Atwood & Rublee, Madison, Wis.: 1869 Original printed wrappers, stitched, 56pp. Wraps moderately worn, else Very Good. The Convention claims, with assembled evidence, that improvement of the rivers "so that boats of five feet draft may pass with facility in the lowest stages of water," is at least as practicable as the Erie Canal and more cost-effective. Endorsements of the Plan, with elaborate tables and data, are presented. FIRST EDITION. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, Soliday. OCLC records 17 locations.


Book Id: 19443

Price: $150.00

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