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The history of Columbia County, Wisconsin, containing an account of its settlement, growth, development and resources; an extensive and minute sketch of its cities, towns and villages--their improvements, industries, manufactories, churches, schools and societies; its war record, biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers; the whole preceded by a history of Wisconsin, statistics of the state, and an abstract of its laws and constitution and of the constitution of the United States
(1880)

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                                         CONTENTS.
                                              HISTORY OF WISCONSIN.
                                     PAGE. I                            
       PAGE.                                      PAG.H.
Antiquities........................... 19   Educational:                
              Commerce and Manufactures:
Indian Tribes.........................21             Township System ..............................
146  Dairy Products ..............................203
Pre-Territorial Annals....................... 29     Free High Schools .............................
147  Pork and Beef. ................................ 203
Wisconsin Territory .................................:41  School Offices....................147
      Hops....................       ........... 204
Wisconsin as a State ................................. 52  State Teachers'
Certificates ..................147  Tobacco--Cranberries .....................20,
    First Administration .......................... 52  Teachers' Associations................
148    Liquors ........................................203
    Second Administration................57          Libraries ..........................................1.48
 Miscellaneous .....................2........0......6210C"
    Third Administration ........................ 59  State Superintendents
........................ 148  Water Powers.......................... 2013
    Fourth Administration ....................... 62  College Sketches................................149
 Manufactures............................... 208
    Fifth Administration .......................... 64  Female Colleges .................................l150
 Conclusion ....................................20S
    Sixth Administration ......................... 66  Academies and Seminaries
..................151  The Public Domain...................... 210
    Seventh Administration .....................67  Commercial   Schools
...........................151  Health  .. ................ ............................
230
    War of Secession Commenced .......      69  Agriculture.........................151
              Geographical Position ........................ 230
    Eighth Administration ...................... 76  Mineral Resources ..................................
162 1  Physical Features..................230
    Ninth Administration .......................:85  Lead and Zinc.......................162
        Geology.......................................... 31
    Statistics of Volunteers0.............9.Iro...................      
             ......... 165  Drainage.........................................
232
    Tenth Administration ........................ 92  Copper ..............................................
166  Climatology.............................. 232
    Eleventh Administration .................... 93  Gold and Silver.....................168
        Rain Character .................................. 2"63
    Twelfth Administration ..................... 94 Brick Clays..' .....
         168     Isotherms ......................................... 234
    Thirteenth Administration .................. 97 Cement170           
                  Barometrical .......... ; ......................... 234
    Fourteenth Administration ................. 99   Limestone-Glass Sand..............171
           Winds ............................................... 235
    Fifteenth Administration .................... 104  Peat-Building Stones
........................ 172  Climatological Changes from  Settling
    Sixteenth Administration,.............. 109  Railroads ...............
   ................... 173  in the State ......................235
Topography and Geology .....................110      Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul ............,173   Influence of Nationalities...........
    The Archaan Age..............         . 112      Chicago & Northwestern...............
 176      Occupations--Food-Education, etc.38
    Paleozoic Time-Silurian Age ............ 115     Wisconsin Central ............................178
 History of Disease ........ ........ 2
    Devonian Age.....................................119  Western Union .................................
179  Ratio of Sickness, Ft. Howard and Win-
    Glacial Period ...............................120  West Wisconsin .................................
180  nebago.................. 239
Climatology.........................121              Milwaukee, Lake Shore
& Western ...... 180       Education of the Blind .......................
241
Trees, Shrubs and Vines .......................... 128  Green Bay & MIinnesota..................
181  Institute of Deaf and Dumb ................ 241
Fauna ..................................................... 1311  W isconsin
 Valley .............................. 181  IndUstrial School  for  Boys
.................. 242
    Fish and Fish Culture .........   ....... 1341   Sheboygan & Fond
du Lac .................. 181  State P-rison.....................................
242
    Large Animals-Time of their Disap-               Mineral Point .......
..............,182        State Hospital for the Insane ............... 242
      pearance........................     138       Madison & Portage
..............   ...... 182   Northern Hospital for the Insane .........
24'3
    Peculiarities of the Bird Fauna-...... 139       North Wisconsin.................
     .183      City of Milwaukee .........................24"'.
Educational ............................................140  Prairie du Chien
& McGregor ............183  Health Resorts ........ ............244
    Original School Code ..........................140  Chippewa Falls &
Western ..................183  Change of Diseases........................246
    Agitation for Free Schools .................. 141  Narrow Gauge.....................
   183      Pulmonary Diseases ........................248
    School System  under State  Govern-        Conclusion ..............I..........................
184  Statistics............ ..................249
      ment....................     ...... 141 Lumber............     ..............185
   Population, 1875, of Townships, Alpha-
    School Fund Income.................. 142    Banking .......................
    ............191     betically Arranged by Counties ........ 249
    State University............  ........143    Commerce and Manafactures.............198
           Population by Counties ........................ 2)5
    Agricultural College ..........................1441  Furs ..............................................
199  Nativity by Counties.................259
    Nornmal Schools'................................ 144  Lead and Zinc-Iron.............
....:200    Valuation of Property ........................ 26o
    Teachers' Institutes ............................146 i  Lumber.............................
201   Acreage of Principal Crops............261, 26t2
    ;Graded Schools .................................. 146  Grain............
........... .......202
                                   ABSTRACT OF WISCONSIN STATE LAWSS.
                                     PAGE.                              
       PAGE.                                      PAGE.
Actions................................. ............ 283  Elections and
General Electionso................263  Landlord and Tenant ................................
281
Arrest.................................283       Estrays ...................................
............... 279  Limitation  of  Actions .............................
285
Attachment ..............................................2"84  Exemptions............................284
IMarks and Brands ................................. 281
Adoption of Children ................................276  Fences ........................................................283
Assignment of Mortgage ........................... 274  Forms of Conveyances.............................................
281
Assessment and Collection of Taxes............ 267  Forms of Mortgages ..............................._274
 Surveyors and Surveys ..........................282
Assessm ent of  Taxes ................................. 268  Garnishm ent
........................................... 284  Support of  Poor .......................................
28-
Bills of Exchange or Promissory Notes ....... 272  Highways and Bridges .............................
270  Suggestions to Persons Purchasing Books
Borrowed  M oney .....................................267  Hours  of Labor
........................................ 273  by  Subscription .................................
285
Capital Punishment .................................278  Interest ...................................................
277  Title  of Real  Property  by  Descent .............. 27.
Collection of Taxes......................270     Intoxicating Liquors................................271
 Weights and Measures ..........................278
Com m ercial Term s ....., ............................... 285  Judgm ents
.............................................. 284  W ills-...................................................
,,'271
Common Schools ......................................266  Jurisdiction of
Courts .............................. 277  Wolf Scalps.................................278
Damages  for Trespass .............................. 279  Jurorss.....................................................278
                                     PAGE.
Win. Armts-ong .....        .................397
John Q. Adams ...................................... 505
Josiah Arnold ........................................ 469
A. Bryce............................. ..... 559
S. M. Carr............................1847
F. C. Curtis ................ .......................... 793
W. W. Corning.........................613
C. Collipp ............................................... 415
Jeremiah Drake ............. ; ....................... 523
Rees Evans .......... ................................. 721
Win. E. Field.............................   739
            PORTRAITS.
                                    PAGE.                               
       ]AG1  E
J. J. Guppey ........................................... 379            
 W   . Meacher ........................................... 6);3
Jos. Hartmana        ............      ........................ 703     
 G. H. Merrell .....................................:23
M. C. Hobart ..........................................919              
 H. L. Merrell ........................................307
Carl Haertel.......       ...................'361 W. H. Proctor........ .
................. 937
Geo. W. Jenkins..................................... 811 H. W. Robli'er ......................................
865.
Hugh      Jamieson ...................................... 775           
 L. A. Squire ........................................... 829
T. 1. Kennan ............................ ...... 649 S. M1. Smith...........................1...
51
R. 0. Loomis .......................................... 901 A. J. Turner.........
................. 451
J. T. Lewis ............................................ 487 R. B. Wentworth
................................. 595
Jas. McCloud ......................................... 577
Hugh      McFarlane .................................... 433


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