Dubuque: W.A. Adams, Printer, Nonpareil Publishing House, 1858. 39,  pp. Stitched in original printed wrappers. Frontis plate of 'Dubuque, Iowa, 1858.' Plate of 'Ward School House' at page . Plate of 'Dubuque Female Seminary' at page . The last page is an advertisement for the 'Land Office of J.B. Calhoun & Co.' in Dubuque. Very Good plus.
There were two 1858 printings. This one includes the View of Dubuque as a frontis. The pamphlet describes the public lands available for purchase by settlers, homesteading, railroads, and the many advantages of the Dubuque area for natural resources, healthy environment, climate, family-friendly settlements, economic opportunity. Moreover, "Iowa has fewer Paupers and Criminals" than in the East. The Dubuque Emigrant Association was formed in early 1858.
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