New York: Brown & Hewitt, September 15, 1869. 32pp, original printed wrappers (chipped at spine and edges), stitched. Double-page map of the route, with boundaries of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Illinois outlined in yellow [a short closed tear without loss]. Good+.
The pamphlet contains information on the resources and economic potential of Iowa and the midwest, the traffic that the road will bear, grain markets, the business of the road, and the nature of the investment.
NUC lists printings of December 1869 and March 1870. Not in Modelski or Sabin. OCLC records only 1870 printings. Item #19264