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Pioneers and profits: land speculation on the Iowa frontier

Robert P. Swierenga

Pioneers and profits: land speculation on the Iowa frontier

by Robert P. Swierenga

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Published by Iowa State University Press in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iowa,
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Real estate investment -- Iowa -- History.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Iowa.,
    • Land speculation -- Iowa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Robert P. Swierenga.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD266.I8 S9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 260 p.
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5604179M
      LC Control Number68011198

      Books by Robert P. Swierenga. Acres for Cents: Delinquent Tax Auctions in Frontier Iowa by. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Pioneers and Profits: Land Speculation on the Iowa Frontier by. Robert P. Swierenga. avg rating — 0 ratings. The Performance of Peace: Indians, Speculators, and the Politics of Property on the Maine Frontier, – Article in The New England Quarterly 87(3) · September with 11 ReadsAuthor: Ian Saxine.

      Book Reviews# The Land Office Business: The Settlement and Administration of American Public Lands, – and Pioneers and Profits: Land Speculation on the Iowa Frontier Frederick J. Yonce. The frontier is the margin of undeveloped territory that would comprise the United States beyond the established frontier line. The U.S. Census Bureau designated frontier territory as generally unoccupied land with a population density of less than 2 people per square mile. The frontier line was the outer boundary of European-American settlement into this stevefrithphotography.comon: Currently the United States, historically .

      Copies of nearly all of the works listed may be found (1) in the University of Iowa Archives (located in the Special Collections Department on the third floor of the Main Library), (2) elsewhere in the University Libraries, or (3) in the State Historical Society of Iowa-Iowa City. Many can be found in more than one location as noted in. Full text of "Pioneers of Polk County, Iowa, and reminiscences of early days" See other formats.


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Co-editors Nell Kennedy and Lisa Zylstra (Holland, MI: Van Raalte Press, ). Iowa City: FHL Collection, book R2L and film item 2. Swierenga, Robert P. Pioneers and Profits: Land Speculation on the Iowa Frontier. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, Worldcat; For information about Virginia warrant scrip from to For more in-depth information on Iowa’s agricultural history please consider the references below.

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His doctoral thesis was a quantitative study of public land sales in early Iowa, which became his first book, Pioneers and Profits: Land Speculation on the Iowa Frontier (Ames: Iowa State University Press, ).

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Virgil J. Vogel. Iowa Place Names of Indian Origin. University of Iowa Press. Robert James Waller. lowaPublic Land Disposal (Iowa City, ), ^"The Iowa Claim Clubs: Symbol and Substance," Mississippi Valley Historical Review, XLV (Sept., B), ^For additional analysis of claim dub speculation in frontier Iowa, see Robert P.

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