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BIOGRAPHIES
Source:  History of Brown Co., Wisconsin
Past and Present
By Deborah B. Martin
Illustrated
Vol. I
Published: Chicago - The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
1913

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  PREFACE v.
CHAPTER I. Brown County Boundaries 1
CHAPTER II. Geology 3
CHAPTER III. The Indians in 1634 7
CHAPTER IV. The Coming of Jean Nicolet 13
CHAPTER V. Father Allouez and the Mission of St. Francois Xavier 19
CHAPTER VI. Nicholas Perrot and the Fur Trade 27
CHAPTER VII. The French Fort at La Baye 43
CHAPTER VIII. Fort Edward Augustus - Charles De Langlade - War of 1812 61
CHAPTER IX. American Occupation 79
CHAPTER X. Brown County Civil Government and Courts 91
CHAPTER XI. New York Indians and Eleazer Williams 105
CHAPTER XII. Men and Manners of 1830 117
CHAPTER XIII. The Black Hawk Scare 127
CHAPTER XIV. Fort Howard - Mexican War 137
CHAPTER XV. Brown County's Part in the Making or Wisconsin - Territory and State 153
CHAPTER XVI. County and Town Government 163
CHAPTER XVII. The Fox River Improvement Company 173
CHAPTER XVIII. Lumbering in Brown County 181
CHAPTER XIX Brown County in the Civil War 195
CHAPTER XX. The Great Fire of 1871 - Iron Furnaces - Dairying 229
CHAPTER XXI. The Schools of Brown County 241
CHAPTER XXII. Churches of Brown County 251
CHAPTER XXIII. Libraries 165
CHAPTER XXIV Political Life - Banks - The Press 269
CHAPTER XXV. Railroads - Mails - Water Transportation - Harbor 277
CHAPTER XXVI. Brown County Towns 297
CHAPTER XXV. Fisheries - Agriculture - Brick Yards - Bridges 327
CHAPTER XXVI. County and Town Institutions 333
APPENDIX Brown County Miscellany 337

 

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