Minnesota and Dacotah

Cover image for

Download


Author: C.C. Andrews
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,928 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.5
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 423
mnybks.net#: 585
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Travel, History

In Letters descriptive of a Tour through the North-West, in the Autumn of 1856.WITH INFORMATION RELATIVE TO PUBLIC LANDS, AND A TABLE OF STATISTICS.

Show Excerpt

have reached a high pitch when he travels through a train of cars to inquire how the passengers vote. It is not uncommon, I find, for people to carry out the joke by voting with their real opponents. Various devices are resorted to to get a unanimous vote. For example, a man will say, "All who are in favor of Buchanan take off their boots; all in favor of Fremont keep them on." Again, when there are several passengers on a stage-coach out west, and they are passing under the limbs of a tree, or low bridge, as they are called, it is not unusual far a Fremont man to say, "All in favor of Fremont bow their heads."

I have a word to say about refreshments on railroad routes. It is, perhaps, well known that the price for a meal anywhere on a railroad in the United States is fifty cents. That is the uniform price. Would that the meals were as uniform! But alas! a man might as well get a quid of tobacco with his money, for he seldom gets a quid pro quo. Once in a couple of days' travel you may perhaps get a wh

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Minnesota and Dacotah by C.C. Andrews - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
The Innocents Abroad
by Mark Twain
Aztec Land
by Maturin M. Ballou
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan
by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
Adventures in Many Lands
by Various Authors
The Purple Land
by William Henry Hudson
An Account of Egypt
by Herodotus
The Malay Archipelago, vol 1
by Alfred Russel Wallace

See more popular titles from this genre.