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By Samuel Bowles

ISBN-10: 1409771989

ISBN-13: 9781409771982

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, followed Speaker of the home of Representatives Schuyler Colfax in this trans-continental journey in 1865. The pair travelled via rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by way of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost succeed in of the recent Pacific railroad, after which back by means of rail directly to San Francisco. They lower back through send to Panama, around the Isthmus via rail, and residential via sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and difficult to discover in its first version. It includes information of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the US and his reports alongside the way in which. it is a interesting paintings and is punctiliously prompt for a person with an curiosity within the heritage of America.

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