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Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska.

This poster alerted many to inexpensive land for sale in Iowa and Nebraska

CREDIT: “Millions of Acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for Sale on 10 years Credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R. Co. at 6 per ct Interest and Low Prices,” 1872. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Call Number Portfolio 134, Folder 13.

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