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This broadside of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway promotes the sale of railroad lands in Neosho County. The advertisement claims the lands are suitable for agriculture and close to natural resources and established settlements. The terms of sale are outlined as is the price per acre. The poster lists the railway's branch offices and its land commissioner, Isaac T. Goodnow, of Neosho Falls. This advertisement illustrates the important role railroad companies played in promoting Euro-American settlement and agricultural industries in the Great Plains.

Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1875

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Item Number: 210201
Call Number: K Port 385 M69
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210201

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