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Nebraska 1875 : its advantages, resources, and drawbacks

Author: Edwin A Curley
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bison books edView all editions and formats
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Covers geography, surface geology, climate, land availability and prices, and other aspects of Nebraska in 1875. This book also contains many maps and illustrations, accounts of the success or  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin A Curley
ISBN: 9780803264687 0803264682
OCLC Number: 70707737
Notes: Originally published: Nebraska: its advantages, resources, and drawbacks. New York: American News Co., 1875.
Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 433 pages, [8] pages of folded leaves : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Emigration --
American immigration; its past, present, and future --
The geography of Nebraska; how to get there --
The city of Omaha --
Statistical --
Statistical --
Climatic considerations --
The surface geology of Nebraska / S. Aughey --
The same (continued) --
On the Platte and the Elkhorn --
On the Elkhorn and the Logan --
The Missouri to the Niobrara --
On the Platte and the Loup --
The history of Nebraska / Oscar A. Mullon --
On the Weeping Water and the Nemahas --
Otoe County / John H. Blue --
Up the Salt River --
Some regions of the Blues --
On the headwaters of the Blues --
South Central Nebraska --
South Central Nebraska (continued) --
The hateful locust --
Forty-three thousand square miles --
The wild fruits of Nebraska / S. Aughey --
Timber and fuel --
Fences --
Pastoral marvels --
Pastoral marvels (continued) --
Associate and co-operative colonization --
Land notes on changes in steamship lines.
Responsibility: Edwin A. Curley ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Richard Edwards.
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