THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF CIVILIZATION IN THE HAIRY NATION. A COMPARATIVE TOPICAL REVIEW OF THE STAGES OF PROGRESS IN THE BRIEF HISTORY OF DAVIS COUNTY, IOWA.

Bloomfield, Ia. Republican Steam Print, 1883. 144pp. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine. Fine. Item #WRCAM28055

Though there are varying stories as to the source of Davis County's nickname, "The Hairy Nation," almost all stem from the wide reputation that its earliest settlers were rough, unkempt men. This is a history of the county, by a "Hairy" citizen. HOWES E208.

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