Sawyers road described.

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Sawyers road described. - St, 1 $100 Th wage soun iu V ons t can nine...
St, 1 $100 Th wage soun iu V ons t can nine hunc four Atcl trou erly cific dest: dire mini lze. man and of \ St, Louis to Benton, eight to ten cents ; passage, $100 to $200. The last Congress appropriated $50,000 for a new wagon road from Montana directly east to the Mis- ing soury. Col. Sawyer, Superintendent, has just arrived iu Virrtnia after opening the road, with eighty wag- ons spa a military escort. He reports that Virginia the can he reached from Niobrarah, on the Missouri, ninety miles above Council Bluffs, Iowa, in nine hundred and thirty miles of good road ; a saving of four or five hundred miles on present routes from Atchison and Omaha. But the Indians are very troublesome, and before the new route ean be prop- erly protected, the Completion of the Central Pa- cine Railway to the Rocky Mountains will probably destroy its superior advantages. Sawyer's road passes of directly through the proposed Territory of Wyo- ining, which the next Congress will probably organ- lze. I trust ^Wyoming-^ will be dropped. One man is commemorated in the name of a future State, and one other ought to be. We have the Territory of Washington ; let us have the Territory of Lin- ge, jew lis- ing ved ag- inia the uri, line ; of rom rery 'op- Pa- ibly isses of ryo- ran- One ate, tory Lin-

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  1. The Montana Post,
  2. 10 Mar 1866, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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  • Sawyers road described.

    jacquec1 – 16 Oct 2013

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