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Memorial of A. Whitney

WHITNEY, Asa

Publication Date: 1846
Hardcover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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WHITNEY, Asa. Memorial of A. Whitney, Praying a Grant of Public Land to Enable Him to Construct a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean [caption title]. Washington, 1846]. 10pp. plus folding map. Modern green buckram, morocco label. Very good. BRE, p. 11. Wheat Transmississippi III, p. 187 (note). An early memorial by Whitney, as part of his continuing struggle to enlist Congressional support in building a transcontinental railway. The map of the continental U.S. indicates a rail line crossing Iowa and heading due west through South Pass, where it ends mysteriously. Bookseller Inventory # 45154

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Title: Memorial of A. Whitney

Publication Date: 1846

Binding: Hardcover

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All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to books@macmanus-rarebooks.com. Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.


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