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RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY

RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY

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RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY: Message and Report of Governor of Washington Territory to the Legislative Assembly, Session 1885-6

by Squire, Watson C

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Small quarto (9 1/4 by 6 inches) Hanford Stationery and Printing Company, 1886. Original First Edition. 72 pages, large foldout map (18 1/2 by 24 inches) attached to back wrapper, bound in original sewn wrappers, very good condition.

Written before Washington became a State, the author describes "Some of the reasons qualifying this Territory for early admission into the Union . . . . " using population figures, and a summary of information relating to 34 counties.

He covers Railroads, Mineral Resources, Indians, "Fishes and Other Marine Food Products of Puget Sound," as part of his report.

Squire was an American Civil War veteran, twelfth governor of Washington Territory, and eventually a United States Senator from the State of Washington.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY
Author
Squire, Watson C
Format/Binding
Sewn Wrappers
Book Condition
Used
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1
Edition
Original First Edition
Publisher
Lowman & Hanford Stationery and Printing Company
Place of Publication
Seattle, Washington Territory
Date Published
1886
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Washington, Territory
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Western American History; Americana; Old and Rare; Ephemera; Promotional; History; First Edition; Western Americana; Washington State; Antiquarian; Rare Americana; Washington, Territory; Maps;

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