William Hoynes delivered this lecture on "The Country West of the Mississippi River" on April 18, 1885. The Notre Dame Scholastic reprinted the lecture in three issues: April 25, 1885; May 9, 1885; and May 16, 1885.
Hoynes, William J., "The Country West of the Mississippi River" (1885). 1883–1919: William J. Hoynes. 15.
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