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Missouri described...

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November 18, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 1817 

* Very early Missouri Territory

The middle column of the front page is taken up with a fine article headed: "Missouri Country" which is a letter from St. Louis to a friend back east in which he describes the Missouri area under several topics; climate, production of land;timber, conveyance to market, health, produce of later (noted: "A negro fellow will hire for 15 dollars per month..."), price of foreign goods, and ending with: "...Our country abounds with coal, salt, iron, led and copper. We want nothing but capital and population to make it the garden of the west." (see).
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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