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Pioneer History of Milwaukee (Volume 2); 1840-1846. 1881 (Paperback) Loot Price: R436
Discovery Miles 4 360
Pioneer History of Milwaukee (Volume 2); 1840-1846. 1881 (Paperback): James Smith Buck
Pioneer History of Milwaukee (Volume 2); 1840-1846. 1881 (Paperback): James Smith Buck

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Pioneer History of Milwaukee (Volume 2); 1840-1846. 1881 (Paperback)

James Smith Buck

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. 1845. Opening Remarks--Election of Trustees--Committee to Draft City Charter Appointed--Editor's Comments Thereon--Meeting to Take Action upon the Charter--Board Meetings--Report of Committee on Finance--Harbor--Political--The Great Fire of April, 1845--Editorial Remarks--United States Hotel, Sketch of--Burning of City Records--Letter to Marshal Shaunier-- Town Officers Elected--Improvements--The Harpers Came -- Mercantile Changes--Military Hall and Tremont House Erected, Where Located, and Description of--Description and Cut of Chamber of Commerce--New Arrivals and New Firms--Organization of Fire Department--Emery's Shot-- Jesse M. Van Slyck--Milwaukee Mutual Insurance Co. Organized--Military Organization--Old Settlers' Ball--County Election, and Its Results--Same in 1846--Medical Department--Public Meeting--Close of the Year--Vote upon the Charter, and Its Adoption--First Election Under the Charter--Census-- Division of County--Remarks of the Author--List of Mayors--Bad Legislation--Time Table--Egbert Herring Smith--Miscellaneous--Biographical-- Bridge War--First Carriage--First Steam Flouring Mill--Speeding a Dog. At the opening of navigation in the spring of 1845, a new era had begun to dawn upon Milwaukee, the previous winter had been an unusually mild one, the mildest known by the oldest inhabitant for many years, with very little snow. Two piers, as has been already stated in the previous chapter, had been built; the work on the harbor was also progressing as fast as could be expected, and our merchants were looking for a big trade as soon as the season was fairly open and the voice of the emigrant should be heard once more in our streets. The ice left the river on the 5th of March, and April 5th brought our first boat from below, th...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: James Smith Buck
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-24065-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-24065-6
Barcode: 9781151240651

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