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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 means of rail from Springfield to Atchison, then by means of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost achieve of the hot Pacific railroad, after which back via rail directly to San Francisco. They back through send to Panama, around the Isthmus by way of rail, and residential by way of sea.
This early travelogue is either dear and tough to discover in its first version. It comprises info of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the US and his reports alongside the way in which. it is a interesting paintings and is carefully urged for an individual with an curiosity within the historical past of America.

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