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The National Road

Author: Philip D Jordan; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1948] ©1948
Series: American trails series (Bobbs-Merrill Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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History of the old National Road, or Cumberland Road--now called U.S. 40--and of the opening up of the territory through which it passed.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Philip D. (Philip Dillon), 1903-1980.
National Road.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co. [1948]
(OCoLC)569417149
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip D Jordan; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 237554
Notes: Map on lining-papers.
Description: 442 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Buckskin leads Broadcloth --
"I have writ till I am faint" --
Ebenezer hews a trace --
Ohio says yes --
Make it sturdy and strong --
Cross at Wheeling --
Buckeye country --
Through Hoosierland --
And on to Vandalia --
National no longer --
The land admirals --
Riding the shake-guts --
Bell teams tinkle --
Sows' ears make silk purses --
Sign of the sheep's ear --
Postbags and robbers --
Highroad of death --
Patchwork of legends --
Peddlers, presidents and circus ponies --
Drumbeats along the Pike --
Lazy days and ways --
The trail goes modern --
U.S. 40.
Series Title: American trails series (Bobbs-Merrill Company)
Responsibility: by Philip D. Jordan.

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History of the old National Road, or Cumberland Road--now called U.S. 40--and of the opening up of the territory through which it passed.

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