Remarks on the practicability and expediency of rail roads from Boston to the Hudson River, and from Boston to Providence. From the Boston Daily Advertiser. Nathan Hale.

Remarks on the practicability and expediency of rail roads from Boston to the Hudson River, and from Boston to Providence. From the Boston Daily Advertiser

Boston: press of the Boston Daily Advertiser, W. L. Lewis, print. 1829. 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 64; uncut and stitched, as issued; blank corner torn from title page, otherwise near fine. This horse-drawn rail proposal was one of the first in the country. Hale was acting chairman of the Mass. Board of Internal Improvements and in 1831 the first president of the Boston and Worcester Railroad. American Imprints 38881; Howes H-34 citing only the 1827 edition under a slightly different title; Rink 5941; Sabin 69487. Item #55450

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