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St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Co
LETTERS FROM GOLDEN LATITUDES. The following letters, from a well-known correspondent, who visited the Northwest in May and June, 1885, are presented . setting forth the actual condition and future prospects of the agricultural and other interests of that region . dexterously interwoven in the narrative, a large amount of valuable statistical and other information, relative to the various sections of the country traversed by the writer in his tour of 2,000 miles
St. Paul, Minnesota: Pioneer Press, 1885. First Edition. Original Wrappers. 48pp; complete with 9 full-page views, map on back cover. Bound in salmon wrappers, title printed on cover. 8.75" x 5.75" Very Good. Item #039474 The letters are datelined at various places along the route: Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minnesota; Lockhart Farm, Norman County, MN; Crookston, Polk County, MN; Devils Lake, Ramsey County, Dakota Territory; Dunseith, Rolette County, D.T.; Moose Island, Stevens County, MN; Jackson Farm, Kerkhoven, Swift County, MN, [Numbering jumps from Letter VI to Letter VIII, as issued.] The seven letters are followed by a two-page explanation of where the Railway can take you, and by a two-page Catechism for the Free Home Seeker. Statistics of Dakota and Minnesota occupy the final two pages of this booklet. [Streeter Americana III:1878. Eberstadt 105:242.]. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA [Roosevelt, NJ, U.S.A.]

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