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    • Biddle, James W.
    • Recollections of Green Bay in 1816-17
    • 1903
    • 1816-17] Biddle's Recollections 49 Recollections of Green Bay in 1816-17 By James W. Biddle, of Pittsburgh, Pa. My first visit to Green Bay was in the fall of 1816. I was con¬ cerned with Col. Ja,mes Thomas in the supply of the troops at De¬ troit,...

    • Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886
    • Recollections of a tour through Wisconsin in 1832
    • 1903
    • 64 Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi.i Recollections of a Tour Through Wisconsin in 1832 By Col. Charles Whittlesey, of Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior In the Spring of 1832, vessels were unable to reach the Upper Lakes until the first...

    • Haskins, R. W. (Roswell Willson), 1796-1870
    • Legends of the Winnebagoes
    • 1903
    • 86 Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi.i Legends of the V/innebagoes Communicated by R.W. Haskins Esq., of Buffalo, N.Y. Introductory Note.—The history of the Legend, so far as I am con¬ nected with it, is as follows: In September, 1892,...

    • Tenney, Horace A. (Horace Addison), 1820-1906
    • Early times in Wisconsin
    • 1903
    • 94 Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi. Early Times in Wisconsin Written by H. A. Tenney, in 1849 Early times—Indian disturbances—first permanent white settler within the limits of Dane county—Blue Mounds Fort—savage massacres— Sauk...

    • Cammuck, Thomas
    • Sketch of Calumet County
    • 1903
    • 1836] Calumet County 103 Sketch of Calumet County By Thomas Cammuck, of the Brothertown Indians Although the history of Calumet county may be found less in-- teresting than; that of her more wealthy sisters throughout our young, fiourishing and...

    • Haseltine, Ira S.
    • Sketch of Richland County
    • 1903
    • 1850] Richland County 107 Sketch of Richland County I By Ira 8. Haseltine, Esq. In accordance with the request of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, I have prepared this brief sketch of Kichland county: This county was organized for...

    • Brunson, Alfred, 1793-1882
    • Wisconsin geographical names
    • 1903
    • iio Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi.i Wisconsin Geographical Names By Alfred Brunson To the Cor. Sec. of the Wisconsin Historical Society: The object of foimiing the Historical Society of Wisconsin., is to gather materials for the...

    • Hathaway, Joshua, 1810-1863
    • Indian names
    • 1903
    • 1x6 Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi. i Indian Names By Joshua Hathaway, Esq. To the Cor. Sec. of the Wisconsini Historical Society: Following the suggestion of Mr. Brunson in his interesting com¬ munication to your Society of the 11th...

    • Calkins, Hiram
    • Indian nomenclature and the Chippewas
    • 1903
    • 1854] Geographical Names 1x9 Indian Nomenclature^ and the Chippewas By Hiram Calkins, Esq., of Wausau Being piersonally unacquainted with the language of the Chip¬ pewas, and consequently their customs, I havei taken some pains to procure thei...

    • Pratt, Alexander F., 1813-1874
    • Reminiscences of Wisconsin
    • 1903
    • 1837-38] Pratt's Reminiscences 127 Reminiscences of Wisconsin By Alexander F. Pratt No. I.—The Judiciary of Wisconsin in 1837-38 The Territory of Wisconsin was organized in July, 1836. It was divided into three Judicial Districts. Judge Dunn was...

    • Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913
    • Lyman Copeland Draper: a memoir
    • 1903
    • Lyman Copeland Draper A Memoir By Reuben Gold Thwaites On the night of the twenty-sixth of August^ 1891, there passed from life one who was practically the architect of this Society, and for a third of a century its guiding spirit. In our capacity...

    • Lord, Charles; Hunt, John Warren, 1826-1859
    • Early records of the Society, 1849-54
    • 1903
    • xxx Wisconsin Historical Collections [toli Early Records of the Society^ 1849-54^ Preliminary Meeting At a nueeting of several citizens of the State of Wisconsin, held at the American Hotel in the Village of Madison, on Monday even¬ ing...

    • First annual report and collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the year 1854. Volume I
    • 1903

    • Green Bay in 1726
    • 1903
    • 1726] Green Bay in 17 2 6 21 Green Bay in 1726 Charles Whittlesey, Esq., of Eagle River, Lake Superior, an intelligent and accomplisheid scholar, sent the following translation of a French manuscript, relating tO' the early history of Green Bay,...

    • Gorrell, James
    • Lieut. James Gorrell's journal
    • 1903
    • 24 Wisconsin Historical Collections [voi. Lieut. James Gorrell's Journal Ilatroductory note by the Corresponding Sec'y of the State Historical Society of Wis.] The late venerable Robert Gilmor, of Baltimore, obtained from Horatio Ridout,...

    • Shaw, John
    • Shaw's Narrative
    • 1856
    • 1783 shaw's narrative 197 shaw's narrative by col john shaw i was born may 30th 1783 in johnstown montgomery county n t my father's name was comfort shaw and nuy grandfather's was daniel shaw who resided at stonington conn and was of scotch descent...

    • Taylor, Stephen, 1805-1877
    • Mineral Point and Richland County
    • 1856
    • 480 wisconsin historical collections voi.u mineral point and richland county by stephen taylor in the year 1835 i pitched my tent at mineral point one of the principal nucleuses of the early settlements of the north-west prior to which time west...

    • Robinson, Charles D., 1822-1886
    • Legend of the Red Banks
    • 1856
    • 1856 red banks legend 491 legend of the red banks by charles d robinson upon a high bank on the eastern shore of green bay about twelve miles north of the town is an interesting earth-work bear ing a singular resemblance to military defences of...

    • Brunson, Alfred, 1793-1882
    • Memoir of Thomas Pendleton Burnett
    • 1856
    • 1800 thomas p burnett 233 memoir of thomas pendleton burnett by alfred brunson at the request of the historical society of the state i have compiled the following pages mostly from the papers and correspondence left by mr burnett being his...

    • Edwards, Thomas O.
    • Progress, conditions, and prospects of Wisconsin
    • 1856
    • 1836-56 wisconsin's progress 495 the progress conditions and prospects of wisconsin by tom o edwards if coming events cast their shadow before wisconsin must needs become the empire state the youngest now of the five giant offsprings of the...


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