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Across The Continent - A Summer's Journey To The Rocky by Samuel Bowles

By Samuel Bowles

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, followed Speaker of the home of Representatives Schuyler Colfax in this trans-continental journey in 1865. The pair travelled by way of rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by way of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost succeed in of the hot Pacific railroad, after which back by means of rail directly to San Francisco. They lower back through send to Panama, around the Isthmus through rail, and residential by means of sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and tough to discover in its first variation. It includes information of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the US and his reviews alongside the way in which. this can be a attention-grabbing paintings and is carefully urged for an individual with an curiosity within the historical past of America.

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