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" ... as has been supposed. For many of the purposes to which timber is applied, substitutes are found. The rapidity with which the young growth pushes itself forward, without a single effort on the part of man to accelerate it, and the readiness with which... "
A New Guide for Emigrants to the West: Containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio ... - Page 268
by John Mason Peck - 1837 - 381 pages
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The Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania: And the Western States; Designed ...

Israel Daniel Rupp - Missouri - 1837 - 384 pages
...supplied with timber, and^ere it equally distributed through the state, there would be no part in want. The rapidity with which the young growth pushes itself...the prairie •becomes converted into thickets, and t2ien to.to a forest of young timber, shows that, in another generation, timbeiwill not be wanting...
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A Gazetteer of Illinois: In Three Parts, Containing a General View of the ...

John Mason Peck - Illinois - 1837 - 328 pages
...apparent scarcity of timber where the prairie predominates, is not so great an obstacle to the settlement as has been supposed. For many of the purposes to...substitutes are found. The rapidity with which the yonng growth pushes itself forward, without a single effort on the part of man to accelerate it, and...
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WESTERN PORTRAITURE AND EMIGRANTS GUIDE A DESCRIPTION OF WISCONSIN ILLINOIS ...

DANIEL S CURTISS - 1852
...apparent scarcity of timber, where the prairies predominate, is not so great an obstacle to the settlement as has been supposed. For many of the purposes to...forward, without a single effort on the part of man, and the readiness with which the prairies become converted into thickets, and then into a forest, shows...
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Centennial History of Mason County: Including a Sketch of the Early History ...

Joseph Cochrane - Mason County (Ill.) - 1876 - 352 pages
...scarcity of timber through the State, where the prairies predominate, is not an obstacle to settlement, as has been supposed. For many of the purposes to which timber is applied substitutes have been found. The rapidity with which the young growth pushes itself forward, without a single effort...
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Immigration, colonisation, et propagande: du rêve américain au rêve colonial

Serge Courville - Canada - 2002 - 699 pages
...précise que « [t]he apparent scarcity of timber [. . .] is not so great an obstacle to the settlement as has been supposed. For many of the purposes to which timber is applied, substitutes are found ». D'ailleurs, les fonds de vallée sont boisés et, comme l'État est bien arrosé de lacs et de...
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