Wisconsin: Its Geography and Topography, History, Geology, and Mineralogy: Together with Brief Sketches of Its Antiquities, Natural History, Soil, Productions, Population, and Government
I.A. Hopkins, 1846 - 208
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Strona 11 - That the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states, and the people and states, in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent, to wit: ARTICLE I.
Strona 9 - Menomonie river; thence through the middle of the main channel of said river, to that head of said river nearest to the Lake of the Desert; thence in a direct line, to the middle of said lake ; thence through the middle of the main channel of the Montreal river, to its mouth ; thence with a direct line across Lake Superior, to where the territorial line of the United States last touches said lake northwest...
Strona 11 - Provided, however, and it is further understood and declared that the boundaries of these three States shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if Congress shall hereafter find it - expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Strona 205 - LOVE AND PARENTAGE; APPLIED TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF Offspring : including Important Directions to Lovers and the Married, concerning the strongest Ties, and most sacred and momentous Relations of Life.
Strona 14 - Superior in size — but vastly more important to Wisconsin, as forming a link in the great chain of inland seas that connect her with the east. Besides these vast bodies of water, smaller lakes of crystal clearness are scattered promiscuously over the surface...
Strona 10 - An act to provide for the government of the territory northwest of the river Ohio;" and the inhabitants thereof shall be entitled to, and enjoy all and singular the rights, privileges, and advantages granted and secured to the people of the territory of the United States, northwest of the river Ohio, by the said ordinance.
Strona 60 - For about the depth of fifteen feet, the fissure was found to be filled with " gossan," and lumps of sulphuret and carbonate of copper mixed in it. Below this depth is clay, with a little ore scattered through it. The lumps above were of all sizes, up to two hundred pounds weight. No shafts were ever sunk to prove this fissure at greater depths ; but there is every reason to suppose that it will be found productive in other parts besides the strip near the surface.
Strona 28 - ... assembly hereinafter constituted, and all the acts and proceedings of the governor in his executive department; he shall transmit one copy of the laws and one copy of the executive proceedings, on or before the first...
Strona 14 - Besides these immense lakes, Wisconsin abounds in those of smaller size, scattered profusely over her whole surface. They are from one to twenty or thirty miles in extent. Many of them are the most beautiful that can be imagined — the water deep and of crystal clearness and purity, surrounded by sloping hills and promontories covered with scattered groves and clumps of trees. Some are of a more picturesque kind, being more rugged in their appearance, with steep, rocky bluffs, crowned with cedar,...