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The comprehensive character of this work and its diversity of subjects, or, rather, its many phases of one general subject, make a preface necessary.

The'motive of this publication is, of course, to benefit the cause for which the Association, of which the writer is Special Representative, has labored so persistently - to secure a treatment of the Mississippi River commensurate with its vast value as a gift of nature; to obtain for those who live on its alluvial lands just protection, which they rightfully have earned by heroic effort to protect them selves; to develop, for the good of the whole country, an empire of unmined wealth which Time has collected from the bowl of the Gods, and stored to lubricate the wheels of Industry. The conception of this work was mine - born of an enthusiasm which years of connection with this Great River and its rich alluvial lands, and years of more or less intimate relations with those who have striven so hard and labored so successfully in this cause, had fostered. I persuaded the Hon. Charles Scott, president of the Interstate Mississippi River Improvement and Levee Association, first to give it his official sanction, and, later, to accept it as a part of the work of the Association-this to give it standing as an effort for a public purpose and to eliminate the suspicion of private speculation. The public-will pardon the statement which my pride induces me to make, that never once, even though assuming, in a certain sense, a responsibility for the character of the book, has Mr. Scott ever sought to advise regarding its contents. He gave an unreserved commendation of its purpose - for its proper preparation, he had faith in me. Thus the public can know where to place the blame for any shortcomings or deficiencies which may be found.

To make the. Book locally attractive and also of some good, perhaps, as an advertisement of our beautiful alluvial country, a concise illustrated review has been added. The review, brief as it is, discloses a pleasing picture of progress. Data of population and assessed valuations given for tif y this statement. N o attempt has been made to present other than bare and general outlines. More than usual space has been given of the great universities of Louisiana, all of which are located within the territory which this book describes.

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