Across The Continent - A Summer's Journey To The Rocky by Samuel Bowles

By Samuel Bowles

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 through rail from Springfield to Atchison, then through stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost succeed in 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 via sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and tough to discover in its first variation. It comprises information of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the United States and his studies alongside the way in which. this can be a attention-grabbing paintings and is carefully instructed for an individual with an curiosity within the historical past of America.

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