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Gowers' Land Agency, 1855

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Flyer or advertisement made in 1855 by the Gowers’ Land Agency selling Iowa land presumably for farming.
Courtesy of Library of Congress, "Gowers' Land Agency, Iowa City, Iowa," 1855


This advertisement was created in 1855 by the Gowers' Land Agency to sell Iowa land, presumably for farming. 

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Citation Information 

"Gowers' Land Agency, Iowa City, Iowa," 1855. Courtesy of Library of Congress