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

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 via rail from Springfield to Atchison, then via 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 again through send to Panama, around the Isthmus via rail, and residential via 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 United States and his stories alongside the best way. it is a attention-grabbing paintings and is punctiliously urged for someone with an curiosity within the background of America.

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