Publication: Daily Sentinel Steam Power Press, 1857, Milwaukee
8" x 5" printed wrappers. 16pp. including green wrappers. Because of its its ideal location along the river and wonderful prospects with the coming of railroads, Prairie du Chien was changing. "As one of the early arrivals to the prairie, Rev. Alfred Brunson witnessed the community's growth. In this promotional tract, Brunson emphasizes the location of the community at the end of the Wisconsin River and position on the Mississippi River as a natural and most accessible route, commanding most of the trade and travel to and from the southwest Wisconsin, northeast Iowa, and Minnesota. That same year, the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad arrived at Prairie du Chien and created the expansion Brunson had promoted." Light edgewear and soiling, horizontal crease to wrappers else nice copy. Rare as no copies located in World Cat.
Inventory Number: 37898