Internet Archive BookReader - Minnesota -- its advantages to settlers, 1869 : being a brief synopsis of its history and progress, climate, soil, agricultural and manufacturing facilities, commercial capacities, and social status, its lakes, rivers, and railroads, homestead and exemption laws, embracing a concise treatise on its climatology, in a hygienic and sanitary point of view, its unparalled salubrity, growth and productiveness, as compared with the older states, and the elements of its future greatness and prosperity