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.