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Curtiss-Wedge, F.; Jones, Geo. O. (ed.) / History of Dunn County, Wisconsin
(1925)

Contents,   pp. vi-[x]


Page vi

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN AND THE RED CEDAR
Page
Geological Features of Dunn County-Topography and Soil--Connection with
Prairie du Chien-The Fur Trade-Early Explorations of Hennepin, Le
Sueur, Du Luth, Carver and Others .............................
CHAPTER II
EARLY LUMBERING OPERATIONS
ThePerkins Mill-Logging Expedition of Lieut. Gale-The Lockwood Mills-
'Me Allen Mill-Operations of John H. Fonda--Military Interference with
Perkins-The Lockwood Narrative-Fonda's Narrative-What Schoolcraft
Saw in 1831-Various Mills-_Mr. and Mrs. Lamb-Murder of Arthur
McCann     ....................................................7
CHAPTER III
THE JEFFERSON DAVIS MYTH
The Question Stated-Was Davis at Site of ML\enomonie?-Evidence for and
Against-Extent of the Controversy-Summarization and Final Judgment 20
CHAPTER IV
JURISDICTION AND COUNTY BOUNDARIES
DtwUr Count.- under the Jurisdiction of Spain, France, Englat , and the United
States-]xamination of the Separate Claims-Treaty of Paris and Forma-
tion of New States and Territories-Erection of the Northwest Territory-
The Territories Formed From It-Dunn County as Part of Crawford County
-As Part of St. Croix-As Part of Chippewa-Dunn County Set Off and
Organized as a Separate Entitv-Pepin County Set Off-Details of Legisla-
tive Action  .................................................27
CHAPTER V
COUNTY GOVERNMENT
First County Officials Elected-Loss of Early Records in Courthouse Fire-
The Vanous County Officials from the Beginning to the Present Time-
Organization of the Twenty-two Political Towns-Removal of the County
Seat-Earlv Sites of Court House in M[enomronie-Building of Present
Court House-The Jail-The Circuit Court and Judges-The Coleman
Tragedy-Lynching  of Ed  W illiams ....................................
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