By Samuel Bowles

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, observed Speaker of the home of Representatives Schuyler Colfax in this trans-continental journey in 1865. The pair travelled by way of rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by way of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost achieve of the recent Pacific railroad, after which back via rail directly to San Francisco. They again through send to Panama, around the Isthmus by means of rail, and residential via sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and tough to discover in its first version. It includes info of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the USA and his stories alongside the way in which. it is a attention-grabbing paintings and is punctiliously steered for an individual with an curiosity within the heritage of America.

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