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This broadside promotes settlement in Texas and passage there through the Missouri Pacific Railway. It also promotes the landscape of the Indian territory as a scenic route, and addresses Texas land laws, the people of Texas, and the climate. The agent is listed as C. E. Styles, Sixth Street Depot, Atchison, Kansas. This item demonstrates the considerable involvement of railroad companies in immigration and land settlement in the American West, and the promotion of the West as a tourist destination.

Creator: Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company
Date: 1881

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Item Number: 210402
Call Number: K 385 Port Scrapbook Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210402

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