MINNESOTA: ITS ADVANTAGES TO SETTLERS ... Its History and Progress, Climate, Soil, Agricultural and Manufacturing Facilities, Commercial Capacities, and Social Status; Its Lakes, Rivers and Railroads; Homestead and Exemption Laws ... Climatology, in a Hygienic and Sanitary Point of View; Its Unparalleled Salubrity, Growth and Productiveness, as compared with the older states; and the Elements of Its Future Greatness and Prosperity.; Fifth Edition. For Gratuitous Circulation.

St. Paul, Minnesota: Girart Hewitt, 1867. Fifth Edition. Softcover. pp: 36, (8) full-page ads. The ads are by: Winona & St. Peter Railroad, selling "250,000 acres of the finest farming lands in the northwest"; Hastins & Dakota Railway, offering Actual Settlers Only portions of a 1,280,000-acre land grant; Milwaukee & Saint Paul Railway, best route to the northwest, and with a fine line of steamers; Minnesota Valley Rail Road Company, with a land grant of 1,200,000 acres; North Western Union Packet Co. with splendid steamers on the Upper Mississippi; Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad, offering lands to Immigrants and Settlers; Minnesota Central Railway, serving tourists; and Southern Minnesota Rail Road Company, offering 40,000 acres of land at $3 to $8 per acre. Bound in printed tan wrappers, state seal on cover. 8.5" x 5.5". Spine faded. Very Good. Item #040206

[Howes, U.S.iana H455. Eberstadt 127:282.].

Price: $250.00

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