Book/Printed Material The Minnesota guide. A hand book of information for the travelers, pleasure seekers and immigrants, concerning all routes of travel to and in the State; sketches of the towns and cities on the same, etc., etc., etc.

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Title
The Minnesota guide. A hand book of information for the travelers, pleasure seekers and immigrants, concerning all routes of travel to and in the State; sketches of the towns and cities on the same, etc., etc., etc.
Summary
This is the 1869 version of an annual publication designed promote the state of Minnesota and to provide information about it to prospective settlers. The Minnesota Guide describes the history and geography of the state; its climate and natural resources; its size and population growth; its agricultural production and the processes for obtaining land; its principal towns and sites; and its educational system. Arranged according to major railroad and steamship routes, this booklet also includes many illustrated advertisements for local goods and services.
Contributor Names
Williams, J. Fletcher (John Fletcher), 1834-1895, ed.
Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Saint Paul, Published by E.H. Burritt & Co., 1869.
Subject Headings
-  Minnesota--Guidebooks
Notes
-  "Second year of publication."
-  Edited by J. Fletcher Williams.
-  Includes advertising matter.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
94, iii p. front. (fold. map) illus. 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F606 .M663
F606 .M663 Copy 2 Copy 2.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/lhbum.01097
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01001097
Language
English
Online Format
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Description
This is the 1869 version of an annual publication designed promote the state of Minnesota and to provide information about it to prospective settlers. The Minnesota Guide describes the history and geography of the state; its climate and natural resources; its size and population growth; its agricultural production and the processes for obtaining land; its principal towns and sites; and its educational system. Arranged according to major railroad and steamship routes, this booklet also includes many illustrated advertisements for local goods and services.
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Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. The Minnesota guide. A hand book of information for the travelers, pleasure seekers and immigrants, concerning all routes of travel to and in the State; sketches of the towns and cities on the same, etc., etc., etc. editeds by Williams, J. Fletcher Saint Paul, Published by E.H. Burritt & Co, 1869. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01001097/.

APA citation style:

Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, Williams, J. F., ed. (1869) The Minnesota guide. A hand book of information for the travelers, pleasure seekers and immigrants, concerning all routes of travel to and in the State; sketches of the towns and cities on the same, etc., etc., etc. Saint Paul, Published by E.H. Burritt & Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01001097/.

MLA citation style:

Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. The Minnesota guide. A hand book of information for the travelers, pleasure seekers and immigrants, concerning all routes of travel to and in the State; sketches of the towns and cities on the same, etc., etc., etc. ed by Williams, J. Fletcher Saint Paul, Published by E.H. Burritt & Co, 1869. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01001097/>.

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