The Frontier in American development; essays in honor of Paul Wallace Gates. Editor: David M. Ellis; associate editors: Lee Benson [and others.

; Gates, Paul Wallace, 1901-
1st ed.. Ithaca, Cornell University Press [1969] .

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Other Authors Benson, Lee.
Gates, Paul Wallace, 1901-
Subjects Land grants -- United States.
United States -- Public lands.
West (U.S.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Public lands.
Description xxx, 425 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword, by F. Merk.--The historian as mythmaker: Turner and the closed frontier, by L. Benson.--Senators, sectionalism, and the "Western" measures of the Republican Party, by A. G. Bogue.--The Homestead clause in railroad land grants, by D. M. Ellis.--Congress looks west: liberal ideology and public land policy in the nineteenth century, by M. E. Young.--Maine and its public domain: land disposal on the northeastern frontier, by D. C. Smith.--Frontier attitudes and debt collection in western New York, by R. W. Silsby.--The mineral lands of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal Company, by I. D. Neu.--Vicissitudes of an absentee landlord; a case study, by H. Cohen.--The Scott farms in a new agriculture, 1900-1919, by M. B. Bogue.--Barrier to settlement: British Indian policy in the old Northwest, 1783-1794, by R. F. Berkhofer, Jr.--The Ohio-Mississippi flatboat trade; some reconsiderations, by H. N. Scheiber.--The impact of traders' claims on the American fur trade, by J. L. Clayton.--British immigrants in the old Northwest, 1815-1860, by C. Erickson.--The great speculation; an interpretation of mid-continent pioneering, by L. E. Decker.--The American West and foreign markets, 1850-1900, by M. Rothstein.--Works by Paul Wallace Gates, by G. P. Colman.
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