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By Samuel Bowles

ISBN-10: 1409771989

ISBN-13: 9781409771982

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, observed Speaker of the home of Representatives Schuyler Colfax in this trans-continental journey in 1865. The pair travelled by way of rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by means of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost achieve of the hot Pacific railroad, after which back through rail directly to San Francisco. They back through send to Panama, around the Isthmus by way of rail, and residential through sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and difficult to discover in its first variation. It includes information of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the United States and his studies alongside the best way. it is a attention-grabbing paintings and is punctiliously prompt for someone with an curiosity within the background of America.

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