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    Waterhouse, Sylvester: THE RESOURCES OF MISSOURI. St. Louis: 1867. 96pp, sewn, original printed wrappers. About Fine but for minor wrapper wear. Waterhouse wrote this piece for the State Board of Immigration in order to encourage settlement in Missouri. Education, commerce, railroads, land and homesteading, and St. Louis ("the commercial center of North America") make Missouri a great place to settle and live. Pages 65-96 consist of railroad ads, and ads for St. Louis-area businesses. The rear wrapper extols Washington University, and touts its endowment and academic excellence. FIRST EDITION. 47 Decker 167.

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