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Title Proceedings of a Pacific Railroad Convention, at Lacon, Illinois; with the address of Col. Samuel R. Curtis
Author Pacific Railroad Convention
Date 1853
Document Type Broadside
Names Curtis, Samuel; Frémont, John Charles
Region Illinois
Places Platte Valley, South Pass, Salt Lake Valley, Rocky Mountains, Lacon
Keywords Pacific Railroad, travel, construction, migrant, Mormons, train, topographical engineers
Theme Railroads, Transportation and Urban History
Publisher John D. Thorpe
Place of Publication Cincinnati
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The Convention was called to promote a railway to the Pacific. Colonel Curtis urged the Platte Valley and South Pass route, "at much length," according to the pamphlet."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3156
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue