Geographical Origin of German Immigration to Wisconsin


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Seite 240 - The state shall never contract any debt for works of internal improvement, or be a party in carrying on such works ; but whenever grants of land or other property shall have been made to the state, especially dedicated by the grant to particular works of internal improvement...
Seite 126 - If General Cass went in advance of me in picking whortleberries, I guess I surpassed him in charges upon the wild onions, If he saw any live fighting Indians, it was more than I did ; but I had a good many bloody struggles with the musquitoes, and, although I never fainted from loss of blood, I can truly say I was often very hungry.
Seite 141 - The seasons' difference : as the icy fang And churlish chiding of the winter's wind, Which when it bites and blows upon my body, Even till I shrink with cold, I smile and say, This is no flattery : these are counsellors That feelingly persuade me what I am.
Seite 121 - I was raised to farm work, which I continued till I was twenty-two. At twenty-one I came to Illinois, Macon county. Then I got to New Salem, at that time in Sangamon, now in Menard county, where I remained a year as a sort of clerk in a store. Then came the Black Hawk war, and I was elected a captain of volunteers, a success which gave me more pleasure than any I have had since.
Seite 106 - November, 1864, or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the trial of such prisoners as may be brought before it.
Seite 226 - ... lands, and to discharge any mortgages taken as security -when the sum due thereon shall have been paid. The commissioners shall have power to withhold from sale any portion of such lands when they shall deem it expedient, and shall invest all moneys arising from the sale of such lands, as well as all other university and school funds, in such manner as the legislature shall provide, and shall give such security for the faithful performance of their duties as may be required by law.
Seite 126 - I had a good many bloody struggles with the mosquitoes; and although I never fainted from loss of blood, I can truly say I was often very hungry. "Mr. Speaker, if I should ever conclude to doff whatever our Democratic friends may suppose there is of black-cockade Federalism about me, and, thereupon, they...
Seite 218 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's richochet rockets, as to trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Seite 289 - ... sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered. defend and be defended, and...
Seite 234 - This State shall encourage internal improvements by individuals, associations, and incorporations, but shall not carry on, or be a party in carrying on, any work of internal improvement, except in cases authorized by the second section of this.

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