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Green, Joy Martinson / Malone School : District No. 2, Springdale Township, Dane County, WI : a compilation of memorabilia
(2006)

[District formation and maps] PDF (1.8 MB)


THE DISTRICT WAS FORMED
DISTRICT #2, SPRINGDALE TOWNSHIP, DANE COUNTY, WI
(COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS MALONE SCHOOL)
From the document shown at left, we can surmise that District #2 was formed on June 2, 1848.
Below, I have transcribed the text, to the best of my ability.
Spring Dale. T. Dane Co Wis June 2d 1848
We the Commissioners of Common Schools do hereby certify that we have set off the
Southwest part of this Town for a school district No 2d which bounded as follows commencing
at the North West corner of section 19 and running thence East to the North East corner of
section 21 thence South to North West corner of section 34 thence East to the North East
corner thence South to the South East corner of said section thence West to the South West
corner of section 31 thence North to the place of beginning including sections
19.20.21.28.29.30.31.32.33.34. it being in T. 6 Range 7 East (and you are hereby authorized to
notify all legal voters within the bounds of your district to meet at the house of Martin Nash on
the tenth of June at four oclock P M for the purpose of organizing a school district which is put
in the hands of Martin Nash to be served document)
Yours most Sc
Thomas B. Miles
Wyatt Perkins
School Commissioners
Spring Dale. Dane Co. Wis June 2d 1848
To the Town Clerk of Spring Dale we the Commission of Common School do hereby certify
that we have set off the South West part of this Town in to a School District as above
described and that you will enter the same upon record together with a plat there of.
Thomas B. Miles
Wyatt Perkins
School Commissioners
( a sketch of the district is drawn at the bottom of the document)


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