Other title: River Surfaces, Do Jetties raise the Bed as well as the Surface? Ergo, will every River in the Mississippi Valley ﬁnally overﬂow? Is a River Bar as vitally necessary as a River Bank? Natural Drainage of the Valley impeded by Channel Contractrnents, and its malarious conditions thereby intensiﬁed.
Contains an overview of banking in the city of St. Louis and the state of Missouri at around the turn of the 20th century, as well as a detailed description of the Merchants-Laclede Bank., "Reprinted from the daily papers of St. Louis, with historical notes."
Giving particulars of bunko, bucket shops, mysterious disappearances, the tin can brigade, taking in the town, ways that are dark, life among the lowly, dandies and damsels, night in the streets, crimes of a great city, grave robbers, &c.
This book contains 31 hand-written letters bound in a single volume. The correspondence covers the years 1800-1820. Correspondents include Gen. James Wilkinson; Lieut. Zebulon M. Pike; Gov. William Henry Harrison; Henry Dearborn; William Clark; Frederick Bates; Gov. Meriwether Lewis; and Auguste Chouteau
This booklet treats briefly of the Federal Reserve Act, but it gives in detail facts and figures that show the vastness of the resources and the diversity of products of a great and growing section—this Eighth Federal Reserve District, including parts of Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Mississippi.
1849 description of Leon Pomarede's Mississippi Panorama. Mississippi panoramas were a phenomenon of the mid to late 1840s where artists would travel the length of the river taking sketches and compile their efforts into a single rolling canvas which would be displayed on a stage behind them as they presented scenes from their journeys. Pomarede's panorama was considered of higher quality as it was based off original detailed oil paintings rather than quick sketches.
A fictionalized account of the Taos massacre, wherein many Native Americans and Hispanics were killed by U.S. government forces in response to the killing of Territorial Governor Charles Bent and other Americans. Apparently based upon someone's experience in Taos during the massacre. The first work of fiction published in Missouri, and the first work of New Mexico fiction. Contains a plan of the plaza where the massacre happened., Everpoint was the pseudonym for Joesph M. Field.
Publication of a meeting held in 1951 by the Freight Traffic Department of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. It includes a map of the Chesapeake District, a map of the Pere Marquette District, miles of road operated, expenditures made for improvements & new equipment, revenue tons of freight originated and received and connections, loaded cars interchanged, freight car and locomotive purchases and ownership, five years in review, merchandise revenues, and geographical, historical, and other information.
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting to the House of Representatives the Report of the Board of Engineers on Security of the Navigation of the Mississippi River., Other titles:
Navigation of the Mississippi River.
Pamphlets on the Mississippi River.
Merchants bridge : it should be constructed as fast as men and money can build it : an appeal by the North St. Louis Citizens Assoction ..., Other Titles: Merchants bridge : it should be constructed as fast as men and money can build it : an appeal by the North St. Louis Citizens Association ...
1939 guide to California published by the Union Pacific System. Includes illustrations, photographs, and descriptive text. It includes descriptions of the planned 1940 World's Fair, the Boulder Dam, the Grand Canyon, Mount Zion, and other features.
Official report of the proceedings of the Third Annual Convention of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Waterway Association., Contents. 1. Morning Session, Wednesday, October 7, 10 o'clock. Invocation, by Rt. Reverend Samuel Fallows, of Chicago...Page 7. Opening Address, by Mr. William K. Kavanaugh, President of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Waterway Association...Page 8. Remarks of Mr. E. S. Conway, of Chicago, Vice-President of the Chicago Association of Commerce...Page 12. Report of the Secretary, by Mr. William F. Saunders, Secretary of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Waterway Association...Page 13. Report of the Treasurer, Mr. George H. Munroe...Page 23. Appointment of Committiees...Page 26. Address, by Governor Charles S. Deneen, of Illinois, Introducing Mr. Taft...Page 29. Address of the Relations of Deep Waterways to Progress and Prosperity, by William Howard Taft...Page 30. Announcements, by President Kavanaugh...Page 37. II. Evening Proceedings, At the Dinner of the Chicago Association of Commerce, Wednesday, October 7, 7:45 o'clock. Invocation, by Reverend Doctor Emil G. Hirsch...Page 38. Introductory Address, by President Richard C. Hall, of the Chicago Association of Commerce...Page 38. Address, "Chicago, Prosperous Chicago," by Mr. A. C. Barttlett...Page 39. Remarks by President Hall, Introducing Mr. Bryan...Page 41. Address on the Great Problem and the Great Law of Progress, by William Jennings Bryan...Page 42. Address on the Civic Work of the Chicago Association of Commerce, by David R. Forgan...Page 47. Remarks by President Hall, Introducing Mr. Taft...Page 49. Address on Remedies for Delays and Other Defects in the Administration of Justice, by William Howard Taft...Page 49. III. Morning Session, Thursday, October 8, 10 o'clock. Report of the Committee on Credentials, Through Mr. A. B. Wood, Chairman...Page 57. Announcement of the Transportation Committee, by Secretary Saunders...Page 59. Remarks on Chicago Hospitality, by Mr. Edwin S. Conway...Page 60. Address, the Future of Rail and Water Transportation, by James J. Hill, Chairman of the Board of the Great Northern Railway (Read by Hon. Henry T. Rainey)...Page 62. Recitation, "De Great Beeg Waterway," by Mr. P. G. Remmick...Page 78. Remarks by Hon. David R. Frances, Introducing Mr. Bryan...Page 79. Address on State and National Co-operation in Deep Waterway Improvements, by William Jennings Bryan...Page 80.
IV. Afternoon Session, Thursday, October 8, 2:30 o'clock. Address on Waterways and the Conservation of National Resources, by Mr. Gifford Pinchot, Chairman of the National Conservation Commission...Page 88. Remarks on MIssouri River Improvement, by Hon. E. C. Ellis, of Kansas City...Page 95. Remarks on the Commercial Traveler as a Factor in Progress, by Mr. D. K. Klink, of Chicago...Page 98. Announcement, by Hon. William Lorimer...Page 100. Address on Iowa's Interest in Waterways, by Mr. Lafayette Young, of Des Moines...Page 101. Remarks on Southern Co-operation in Works of Improvement, by Governor X. O. Pindall, or Arkansas...Page 104. Remarks on Freight Transportation by Canals, by Mr. J. W. Simmonds, of Michigan...Page 106. Remarks on the Cheapness of Water Transportation, by Mr. Charles S. Bash, of Indiana...Page 107. Remarks on Kentucky Waterways, by Mr. James F. Bucklin, of Louisville...Page 109. Water Transportation in Oklahoma and the Southwest, Remarks by Mr. Charles T. Madison, of Oklahoma...Page 111. Intracoastal Waterways, Remarks by Henry L. Gueydan...Page 113. Production, Tranportation and River Improvement, Remarks by Hon. Joseph J. Russell, of Missouri...Page 115. V. Evening Exercises, Reception at the Coliseum, Thursday, October 8, 8 o'clock. Address of Welcome, by Mr. Walter D. Moody, of Chicago...Page 118. Remarks by Mr. John E. Kehoe, of Chicago, Introducing Colonel Nunemacher, of Louisville...Page 120. Address, Business Men in Politics, by Colonel F. C. Nunemacher, President of the Louisville Board of Trade...Page 121. Response to Toast, "The Ladies," by Colonel M. T. Bryant, of Nashville...Page 125. Address, the Great Inland Waterway, by Mr. John Temple Graves...Page 127. Program of the Coliseum Entertainment and Lists of Committees...Page 132. VI. Morning Session, Friday, October 9, 10 o'clock. Report of the Auditing Committee, through Mr. Thomas Wilkinson, Chairman...Page 136. Cheapness of Barge Transportation, Remarks by Mr. F. A. Holmes...Page 138. Report on the Finance Committee, Through Mr. James E. Smith, Chairman...Page 140. Conservation Committee Announced by President Kavanaugh...Page 141. Address, What Europe is Doing With Waterways, by Hon. John A. Ockerson...Page 142. Report of the Committee on Nominations, with Review of the Work of the Association, by Hon. William Lorimer...Page 146. Remarks by President Kavanaugh...Page 151. Address, the Future of Rail and Water Transporation in the United States, by President Theodore P. Shonts, of the Chicago & Alton Railway...Page 152. Resolution of Thanks for Chicago Hospitality, on Motion of Mr. M. J. Sanders, of Louisiana...Page 164. Selection of New Orleans for the Fourth Annual Convention of the Association; Remarks by Mahor Behrman, of New Orleans...Page 165. Report of the Committee on Resolutions, through Mr. Alexander Y. Scott, Chairman...Page 167. Endorsement of the National Farmers' Association for the Deep Waterway, Announced by Mr. Isham Randolph...Page 171. Deep Water Songs, Sung by the Convention...Page 172. "Fourteen Feet Through the Valley"...Page 172. "Dig Her Deep Thro' Dixie"...Page 173.
Charts, drawings, and description of features affecting navigation. War department rules and regulations for the river and its tributaries. Navigable depths and tables of distances for tributaries / compiled under direction of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, and the District Engineer, Cincinnati, Ohio, by R. R. Jones, chief assistant engineer, United States Engineer Office, Cincinnati, Ohio.