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  • This trade is one of the most picturesque chapters in border history, and picturesque in retrospect, too, is the army of emigrants crossing the continent in " prairie schooners " to California or Utah, of whom almost all went through Kansas.
  • The people are excellent shipwrights and do a considerable trade in schooners built of native wood.
  • They have made such progress in their art that they have even built seaworthy little schooners of 30 to 40 tons.
  • At the beginning of the 10th century most of the ocean-going steamers were owned in Germany or the United States; British enterprise being chiefly represented by schooners trading from Jamaica to Bluefields and Greytown.

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