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Fond du Lac city directory, and business advertiser, for 1865-'66
([1865])

Historical sketch of Fond du Lac,   pp. [8]-11


Page 10

 
st site b~y act ot the iigsiature. 0o1 
~a then & nember. Under the decree oif 
s and the lots and blochs north of the 
belonging to this comapany, were sold at 
attracted many strangers to the place, 
beae in~tereste in the growth ofth 
ime fwrd impovements were made 
ation of the city was 1,940 ; in 1855 it 
a little short of 6,0DO; in June, 1865, it 
42; at the present time, October, I865, 
,00. The rapidity of increase has this 
naterially by the scarcity of buildings 
builders not being able to supply the. 
siness 'ha kept pace with the incease of 
held in cheek by the scarcity of busiess 
ylarge number have been erected during 
apid as has been the growth of the popu- 
Sthe city. durinff the nast five years, the 
valled 


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