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Owen's Janesville city, Rock County gazetteer, and directory: containing a complete city directory of Janesville; an alphabetical directory of the farmers and land owners of Rock County; also, a classified business directory, to which is added historical and descriptive sketches of Janesville, Beloit, Evansville, Edgerton, Milton, Milton Junction, Clinton Junction, Footville, Hanover, Emerald Grove, and other towns in the county
(1876)

Historical sketch of the city of Janesville, Wisconsin,   pp. [9]-27


Page [9]

ISTORICAL )SKZTCH 
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CITY OF JANESVILLE, 
EDITORIAL REVIEW. 
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kee and St. Paul Ralway, tkm giving ber great elli es hr ber gieneal 
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in the rounded blu, whik skirt e* river, innummmlge bein stes of 
pems bmauty, and ioeurlg t"  pret desidlerabnm In muielpal eemy, 
pehet driep of every portion of the soty. The limpid watemof Reek 
dve, low through the esy with ad eurnt, until eonwng to th two 
dms osted here, wbeee It is dived from its eom lto turn tse wbe 
of de vwou mufeturhing esablshmen., to whisoetherd with ah 
. llmi  of the smurudbg eounsry, in a large memur, the prehy of 


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