• Creator
  • Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
  • Created Date
  • 2-13-02
  • Description
  • Illinois in 1837 : a sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural productions, public lands, plans of internal improvement, manufacturers, to which are annexed the letters from a rambler in the West. "The publisher is probably the author. It was got up mainly to promote the sale of Illinois lands then owned by John Grigg of Philadelphia."--Sabin, Bi... more
    Illinois in 1837 : a sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural productions, public lands, plans of internal improvement, manufacturers, to which are annexed the letters from a rambler in the West. "The publisher is probably the author. It was got up mainly to promote the sale of Illinois lands then owned by John Grigg of Philadelphia."--Sabin, Bibl. Amer. v.9, no. 34260. Another edition published in 1837 without cover-title. Cover title: Illinois in 1837 & 8: with a map. Containing, also, the emigrant's guide to the West. Philadelphia : Grigg & Elliot, 1838. American Communities in History; Communities and Geography. 16 History; 17 Geography. less