Book/Printed MaterialMinnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious ... This panegyric extols the beauty, abundant natural resources, and health- restoring environment of Minnesota, describing the state's regions and its many tourist attractions. It is directed towards those suffering from consumption (tuberculosis)...
- Contributor: Bill, Ledyard
- Date: 1871
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Book/Printed MaterialMinnesota as it is in 1870; its general resources and attractions for immigrants, invalids, tourists, capitalists, ... Minnesota as it is in 1870 is a detailed piece of promotional literature intended to attract settlers to the state of Minnesota. It is typical of many such publications that circulated during...
- Contributor: McClung, J. W. (John W.)
- Date: 1870
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Book/Printed MaterialNarrative of an expedition through the upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the actual source of this ... This is an account by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864) of his discovery of the Mississippi River's source, Lake Itasca, in 1832. Schoolcraft was an Indian agent for the region, and he assembled...
- Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
- Date: 1834
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Book/Printed MaterialFive years in Minnesota. Sketches of life in a western state. Maurice Farrar was an Englishman authorized by Minnesota in 1880 to act as an Agent for the promotion of Immigration through lecturing in Great Britain. He spent five years in Minnesota during...
- Contributor: Farrar, J. Maurice
- Date: 1880
Book/Printed MaterialMinnesota, its advantages to settlers, 1869. Being a brief synopsis of its history and progress, climate, ... This book was published by the State of Minnesota and was intended to attract settlers. Among the attractions it promotes are the State's agricultural and manufacturing resources and production, climate and its...
- Contributor: Hewitt, Girart
- Date: 1869
Book/Printed MaterialMinnesota and Dacotah: in letters descriptive of a tour through the North-west, in the autumn of ... Christopher Columbus Andrews (1829-1922), future Civil War general, diplomat, and state official, wrote these twenty-six letters on a trip to the Minnesota and Dakota [Dacotah] territory during the fall of 1856. He...
- Contributor: Andrews, C. C. (Christopher Columbus)
- Date: 1857
Book/Printed MaterialReport intended to illustrate a map of the hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi river "February 16, 1841. Ordered to be printed, and that 200 additional copies be printed for the Topographical Bureau, and 300 additional copies for the use of the Senate." Also available in digital...
- Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas) - Torrey, John
- Date: 1843