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Title The garden of the world, or the great west
Author Dana, C. W.
Date 1856
Document Type Rare Book
Names Frémont, John Charles; Benton, Thomas H
Region Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Michigan; Wisconsin; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; Minnesota; Texas; New Mexico; Utah; Oregon; Washington; California
Places Lake Erie, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, New Albany, Nauvoo, Chicago, Detroit, Lansing, Madison, Milwaukie, Davenport, Durque, St. Louis, Leavenworth City, Lawrence, Fort Leavenworth, St Paul, St Anthony, San Francisco
Keywords rivers, weather, farming, crops, canals, railroad, government, education, manufacturing, banks, urban society, religion, city planning, mining, migrant, settlement, gold
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment; Railroads, Transportation and Urban History; Mining and the Gold Rush
Publisher Wentworth and Company
Place of Publication Boston
Additional Information Full title: "The garden of the world, or, The great West; its history, its wealth, its natural advantages, and its future. Also comprising a complete guide to emigrants, with a full description of the different routes westward. By an old settler. With statistics and facts, from Hon. Thomas H. Benton, Hon. Sam Houston, Col. John C. Fremont, and other old settlers".
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 995
Catalogue Link https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/nby/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&v1=1&BBRecID=153575