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Bøker Bok 110 av 10... essential qualities of open navigation. Speed, distance, cheapness, magnitude...
" ... essential qualities of open navigation. Speed, distance, cheapness, magnitude of cargoes, are all there, and without the perils of the sea from storms and enemies. The steamboat is the ship of the river, and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries... "
Proceedings of the National Ship-Canal Convention, Held at the City of ... - Side 240
1863 - 248 sider
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A pictorial description of the United States

Robert Sears - 1854 - 648 sider
...and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theatre for the diffusion of its use, and the display of its power. Wonderful river, connected...the head and by the mouth — stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific — lying in a valley, which is a valley from the gulf of Mexico...
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Annual Reports. Report of the Postmaster-General. Miscellaneous Reports

United States. Post Office Dept - 1864
...almost accomplished by nature herself, and wanting from man little to complete it. These were probubly the first formal communications upon authentic data...mouth, stretching its arms towards the Atlantic and the Pacific—lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to Hudson's bay—drawing its...
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Transatlantic Sketches in the West Indies, South America, Canada, and the ...

Greville John Chester - 1869 - 405 sider
...navigation of the Great West is the most wonderful on the globe, and since the application of steam-power to the propulsion of vessels, possesses the essential...stretching its arms towards the Atlantic and the Pacific — borders of vast tracts of the richest land in the world for agricultural purposes, close to almost...
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Saint Louis, the Future Great City of the World: Illustrated with a Map

L. U. Reavis - 1870 - 136 sider
...in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theater for the diffusion and the display of Ks power. Wonderful river ! Connected with seas by the head and by the mouth, stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific, lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to...
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Saint Louis: The Future Great City To The World

L U reavis - 1871
...steamboat is the ship of the river, and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theater for the diffusion and the display of its power. Wonderful...by the head and by the mouth, stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific, lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to...
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Proceedings of the Congressional Convention, Held in The City of St.Louis

D.H. MacAdam - 1873
...the river, and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theatre for the diffusion and display of its power. Wonderful river ! connected...by the head and by- the mouth ; stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific; lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to...
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Saint Louis: the Future Great City of the World

1875 - 833 sider
...the river, and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theatre for the diffusion and display of its power. Wonderful river! connected with...by the head and by the mouth, stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific, lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to...
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A NEW AND POPULAR PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION OF THE United States.

JOHN A. LEE & CO - 1876
...and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theatre for the diffusion of its use, and the display of its power. Wonderful river, connected...the head and by the mouth — stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific — lying in a valley, which * is a valley from the gulf of Mexico...
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Official Report of the Proceedings of the Mississippi River Improvement ...

1881 - 244 sider
...description given of this river by our former great Senator, Mr. Benton, many years ago, in which he says : '-Wonderful river! connected with seas by the head...valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico to Hudson Bay ; drawing its first waters not from rugged mountains, but from the plateau of the lakes...
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Chicago River-and-harbor Convention: An Account of Its Origin and Proceedings

William Mosley Hall, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed - 1882 - 208 sider
...river, and finds in the Mississippi and its tributaries the amplest theatre for the diffusion of its use and the display of its power. Wonderful river! Connected...the head and by the mouth — stretching its arms toward the Atlantic and the Pacific — lying in a valley which is a valley from the Gulf of Mexico...
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