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.].