Book/Printed Material Minnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious notes on health; also hints to tourists and emigrants.

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Title
Minnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious notes on health; also hints to tourists and emigrants.
Summary
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) and helps to explain why people in the nineteenth century regarded Minnesota's dry climate as a possible cure for that disease. The author also discusses methods of treating consumption through diet and clothing, and other locales of interest to sufferers, such as Florida, Nassau, and California.
Contributor Names
Bill, Ledyard, 1836-1907.
Created / Published
New York, Published by Wood & Holbrook ..., 1871.
Subject Headings
-  Minnesota--Description and travel
-  Health resorts--Minnesota
Notes
-  Also available in digital form.
Medium
205, [2] p. front. 19 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F606 .B59
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01001079
OCLC Number
7253908
Language
English
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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) and helps to explain why people in the nineteenth century regarded Minnesota's dry climate as a possible cure for that disease. The author also discusses methods of treating consumption through diet and clothing, and other locales of interest to sufferers, such as Florida, Nassau, and California.
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Chicago citation style:

Bill, Ledyard. Minnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious notes on health; also hints to tourists and emigrants. New York, Published by Wood & Holbrook, 1871. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01001079/.

APA citation style:

Bill, L. (1871) Minnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious notes on health; also hints to tourists and emigrants. New York, Published by Wood & Holbrook. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01001079/.

MLA citation style:

Bill, Ledyard. Minnesota, its character and climate. Likewise sketches of other resorts favorable to invalids; together with copious notes on health; also hints to tourists and emigrants. New York, Published by Wood & Holbrook, 1871. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01001079/>.

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