The Emigrant's Hand-Book; Or, a Directory and Guide for Persons Emigrating to the United States of America Also, a Concise Description of the States O

The Emigrant's Hand-Book; Or, a Directory and Guide for Persons Emigrating to the United States of America Also, a Concise Description of the States O

By (author) 

List price: US$14.14

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...for three years. The Judiciary is vested in a Supreme Court, in Circuit Courts, and in such other Inferior Courts as the General Assembly shall, from time to time, direct and establish. Population, Sfc.--The increase of population since the early settlement of the state, has been surprising, viz: in the year 1800 it was 2,641; in 1810,24,520; in 1820, 147,178; in 1830, 331,582; in 1840,635,866; and is now estimated to be 1,000,000. Indianapolis, the capital of the state, is situated on the left bank of the west fork of White river, at the head of steamboat navigation, and 122 miles from Cincinnati. An elegant bridge crosses the river at this place. It was selected for the capital of the state while it was covered with a dense forest, and laid out in 1821. The State House is one of the most splendid buildings in the West. It is 180 feet long, by SO feet wide, and 45 feet high, with an appropriate dome. It is built after the model of the Parthenon at Athens, with a portico on each front, having ten Doric columns, and has elegant halls for the two houses of the legislature courtroom and rotunda. La Fayette is situated on the left bank of the Wabash river, at the head of steamboat navigation, 310 miles from its mouth, by the river. It contains a court house, a bank, an academy, seven churches, and about 3,000 inhabitants. THF, FORK TRADE OF INDIANA. HOGS SLAUGHTEItED FOR MARKET, IN 1846-7. Places. Number. Richmond, 1,100 Madison, 63,000 Lafayette 15.000 Lawrenceburg, 10,000 Conuorsville 7.000 Evansville 7.000 Laurel 8,000 Brookviile 6,000 The above statistics are taken from the " St. Louis Republican and Western Journal " They are of inestimable value. How inexhaustible is our great West! Places. Number. Lagree 1,000 Fort Wayne 2,000...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563042
  • 9781236563040