Second edition. 8vo. String-tied printed wrappers, 24 pp. P. P. F. Degrand puts forth a convincing proposal for a transcontinental railroad that would travel between St. Louis and San Francisco. He offers comparisons to travel by sea route versus a transcontinental railroad and the amount of dollars realized by traveling by rail. He expresses that the route can be built in five years and the resultant prosperity to all will be tremendous. A convincing proposal and one of the earliest for a transcontinental railroad. Rear cover lightly soiled and tiny chip to top fore-edge of rear cover, else a near fine copy.
Inventory Number: 44034