A History of Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin; Including the Four Lake Country; To July, 1874, with an Appendix of Notes on Dane County and Its Towns

A History of Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin; Including the Four Lake Country; To July, 1874, with an Appendix of Notes on Dane County and Its Towns

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...MOUR & VARNEY were engaged in business. V A An anniversary of the organization of the Dane County' Bible Society was held May 29, and ofiicers elected, viz: J orm' Y. SMITH President; J. T. CLARK, Vice President; BENJ. Hour, Secretary, and H. G. Buss, Treasurer and Depositor. On the 7th of June, a temperance celebration was held, and an address delivered by Rev. A. C. BARRY. The annual town meeting was held on the 3d of April, 1849, and it was voted $400 be raised for the support of schools, and $1,500 for general purposes. At a special town meeting held on May 19, this amount was changed to three mills on the dollar valuation. At the meeting in April, J onrv NELSON was elected Chairman of Board of Supervisors, ANnRus VIALL and R-T. DAVIS, Supervisors; R. L. REAM, Clerk; NELSON EMMONS, Assessor; M. G. VAN BERGEN, Treasurer; D. H. WRIGHT, Superintendent of Schools; and A. OGDEN, D. H. VR1GnT and VVM_ WELCH, Justices of the Peace; A. MAIN, A. RASDALL and H. CARMAN, Constables. At the special meeting, G. P. DELAPLAINE, was elected Assessor, who failing to qualify, R. L. REAM, was chosen to fill the vacancy. The resources of the town for the year ending April 2, 1850, were $3,343.41, and the expenditures $2,831.65; balance on hand, $511.76. ' JOHN NELSON, in 1849, built the addition to the present residence of Hon. ANDREW Pnouorrr, on Washington avenue. CHAPTER VI. HY1: R's Rnmmscnxcas or' CovA1.1.n, PINNEO, UBELDEEN, Tom JACKSON, J UDGEB FRAZER AND Invm--KNAPP's Norrcn or IRvIN--A LEAF on WESTERN HISTORY--UNIVERSITY PROPERTY AND Imrnovnmnnrs--ELECTIONS, 1850-3---Gov. FARwELL's Inrnovnnnnrs---Scaoons, 1850-3--NEWSPAPERS--MADISON MUTUAL. InsURANcn COMPANY.--FOURTH or JULY---PRESBYTERIAN OHURcH ORGANIZATION AND...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833163
  • 9781236833167