Pilots of the Republic: The Romance of the Pioneer Promoter in the Middle West

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Author Hulbert, Archer Butler, 1873-1933
Illustrator Enright, Walter J. (Walter Joseph), 1879-1969
LoC No. 06041537
Title Pilots of the Republic: The Romance of the Pioneer Promoter in the Middle West
Contents Introductory: The brother of the sword -- Washington: the promoter of western investments -- Richard Henderson: the founder of Transylvania -- Rufus Putnam: the father of Ohio -- David Zeisberger: hero of "the meadow of light" -- George Rogers Clark: founder of Louisville -- Henry Clay: promoter of the first American highway -- Morris and Clinton: fathers of the Erie Canal -- Thomas and Mercer: rival promoters of canal and railway -- Lewis and Clark: explorers of Louisiana -- Astor: the promoter of Astoria -- Marcus Whitman: the hero of Oregon -- The captains of the "American system".
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Language English
LoC Class F350.5: United States local history: Mississippi River and Valley. Middle West
Subject Mississippi River Valley -- History
Subject Northwestern States -- History
Subject Pioneers -- United States
Subject Canals -- United States
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