(Three items on the State of Louisiana) Some Late Words about Louisiana by T.W. Poole, Commissioner of Immigration (1891) (bound with) Southwestern Louisiana on the Line of the Southern Pacific(1892) (bound with) Proceedings of Mid-Summer Convention (on)

1888-92. Group of three separate publicatiosn regarding the State of Louisiana, published between 1888 and 1892. The old library binding lacks the spine strip and the front board is loose. The frist piece, a report by Louisiana's Commissioner of Education is 135 pp. and deals with population, climate, agriculture, etc. The second piece is 71 pp., illustrated with full page photographs and deals mostly with agriculture, mostly of sugar, and was apparently isued by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The third piece, is 81 pp, printed in blue and is a summary of a convention called for by Louisiana in order to dispel misinformation held by midwesterners and northerners regarding the State's agriculture and development. Ex-Library (Item ID: GE18868)


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