Across The Continent - A Summer's Journey To The Rocky by Samuel Bowles

By Samuel Bowles

Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper, followed 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 means of stagecoach via Oregon and Washington to Placerville, California, the easternmost succeed in of the recent Pacific railroad, after which back via rail directly to San Francisco. They again through send to Panama, around the Isthmus through rail, and residential via sea.
This early travelogue is either pricey and difficult to discover in its first version. It comprises info of Samuel Bowles’s travels via North the USA and his reviews alongside the way in which. this can be a interesting paintings and is punctiliously steered for an individual with an curiosity within the historical past of America.

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