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Title Proceedings of the Rapids Convention, held at Burlington, Iowa, on the 23d and 24th of October, 1851
Author Rapids Convention
Date 1852
Document Type Pamphlet
Region Iowa
Places Burlington, Upper Mississippi Valley, Mississippi River, Des Moines Rapids, Rock River Rapids, St. Louis
Keywords settlement, rivers, paddle steamers
Theme Railroads, Transportation and Urban History
Publisher Morgan & McKenny
Place of Publication Burlington, Iowa
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The Convention was called for delegates from Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Iowa to consider ways of encouraging trade and settlement of the Upper Mississippi Valley, especially by furthering navigation on the Mississippi."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3422
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue