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Land for Sale!

Ignatius Donnelly, about 1850
Ignatius Donnelly, about 1850
You are Ignatius Donnelly of Philadelphia. The year is 1856, and you decide to move to the West. You plan to "found a new city and there find occupation and fortune with the growth of the country." You travel to the robust frontier city of St. Paul in Minnesota Territory.