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Over the Plains, on the Mountains; Or, Kansas, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains Agriculturally, Mineralogically and Aesthetically Described (Paperback) Loot Price: R316 Discovery Miles 3 160
Over the Plains, on the Mountains; Or, Kansas, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains Agriculturally, Mineralogically and...
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Over the Plains, on the Mountains; Or, Kansas, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains Agriculturally, Mineralogically and Aesthetically Described (Paperback)

John H Tice

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: train stopped, some of the passengers got out and commenced caressing a colt belonging to a team standing at the station, and finally got it on the platform. When the train started, the colt got on the track and followed the train fully a mile, putting forth its best efforts to keep up, but of course was distanced. When we arrived at the railroad station at Lawrence, we found conveyances in charge of the Hon. I. S. Kalloch, President of the Kansas State Agricultural Society. He addressed us a few pertinent words, to this effect, that here were conveyances to take us to the El- tdridge House, that we must consider ourselves as the guests oFthe State Society, who would pay all hotel and other ex- penses, and even for medicine while we remained in the city. and therefore, as he had captured and made prisoners of us, .all we could do was to get aboard the 'busses, carriages, etc., -as resistance was useless. Comprehending the situation, our party yielded with the greatest grace possible, and were rapidly driven over the bridge and up Massachusetts street, and set down at the Eldridge House. The Kansas Pacific railroad depot at which we landed, is on the north side of the river, while the city proper of Lawrence is on the outh side. The Kaw is a rapid stream some two hundred yards wide, and is spanned by a substantial bridge, which connects the northern suburb and the Kansas Pacific railroad depot with the city. The L. L. and Galveston railroad crosses the Kaw below, and has its depot near the eastern limits of the -ity on the south side of the river. As the Eldridge House is the largest and one of the best 'kept hotels west of St. Louis, it cost us no effort to reeon- .cile ourselves to our situation as prisoners. The kind treatment of the keeper and the attentive and obliging...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John H Tice
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73872-9
Barcode: 9780217738729
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 0-217-73872-9

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