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HISTORY OF IOWA.

Page. PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS-

DISCOVERY AND OCCUPATION.

Additional Penitentiary,......

The Original Owners.....

Iowa Hospital for the Insane...

Pike's Expedition........

Hospital for the Insane...

Indian Wars.......

Iowa College for the Blind..

Indian Purchases, Reserves

Institution for the Deaf and Dumb

Treaties..........

Soldiers' Orphans' Homes........

The Spanish Grants..

State Normal School.....

The Half-Breed Tract..

Asylum for Feeble-Minded Chil-

Early Settlements.......

dren ...................

TERRITORIAL HISTORY...

The Reform School.....

The Boundary Question...

Fish Hatching Establishment...

STATE ORGANIZATION..... 59 THE PUBLIC LANDS....

Growth and Progress....

THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.......

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS...,

66 POLITICAL RECORD...........

Agricultural College and Farm... 66 Territorial and State Officers.....105

State University.

67 The Judiciary........

107

State Historical Society.....

Congressional Representation. 108

The Penitentiary.......

73 / WAR RECORD.....

HISTORY OF WINNESHIEK COUNTY.

CHAPTER 1.

CHAPTER V.

First Settlement.

118 Political History....... .........190

First Birth......

120 First Election and First Officers....191

First Marriage.......

..123 Votes Cast in Successive Years.....192

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...124 Voting Precincts..................

First Settlements, no longer existing. 120

anavisting 120 I Division Into Townships...............
First Public School and Teacher....124 Successive County Officers, Legisla-
County Organization..............125 tors, etc......
First Assessment and Tax List..... 125 Political Contests and Representa
First Taxpayers and Settlers by 1 tive Men.........

..195

Townships....................126 Public Officers (continued) to Pres-

CHAPTER 11.

ent Time.....................204

The Winnebago Indians...........133

CHAPTER VI.

Fort Atkinson... ..........141

Population......

.212

The Chiets Winneshiek and Decorah.141

Court House and Jail.....

Indian Traders and Whisky Selling. 144 Poor House and Farm....

Bloody Tragedies........

Murder Trials. ...............

Indian Customs and Habits..

Railroad History..................217

CHAPTER, III.

The County's Products.........

Pioneer Life......

Educational and Literary...

Pioneer Women..........

County Finances..

An Indian Scare.....

Census of 1880.

222

Oddities of Bench and Bar...

Interesting Reminiscences........

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER IV.

The War for the Union............223

Review of Early History...

Decorah Guards...................225

County Organization and County

| Co. H, Iowa Greyhounds..........231

Seat Contest.....

173 Co. G, Twelfth Iowa..............232

The 'Day Family....

Three More Companies............237

Judge Reed.........

Co. D, Sixth lowa Cavalry.........239

Lewiston, Moneek and Decorah

Pioneer Norwegians.....

CHAPTER VIII.

Protecting Squatters' Rights...... 189 Chronological Record of Events..... 239

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CHAPTER IX.

CHAPTER X.

Page

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History of Decorah.....

...257 | Townships and Villages............299

History of West Decorah..... .292 | Rivers and Railroads..............322

History of Freeport...

.292 Shape and Size of County..........322

Printing Establishments...... .293 Geology, Products and Resources. ..323

Pleasure Resorts, ..

.297 | Climate, Soil and Scenery..........324

HISTORY OF ALLAMAKEE COUNTY.

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER VI.

Origin of County Name... .326 The Villages of Allamakee County.396

Topography..........

.327 Lybrand....

.......396

Geology .......

328 | Lansing, Winfield, Waukon, Colum-

Artesian Wells............ 339 bus.....

CHAPTER II.

Hardin, Smithfield, Postville, Mil-

Botany, Zoology and Entomology...340 Volney, Cleveland, Johnsonport, Al-

ton, Ion, Rossville............398

Climate .........

lamakee, Nezekaw............399

Storms and Tornadoes..

Chantry, Alton, Buckland, Manches-

Agriculture, Live Stock, Manufac-

ter, New Albin, Myron........400

tures........

350

Dorchester, Lafayette, Paint Rock,

Statistical Information...

...351

Waterville, New Galena.......401

CHAPTER III.

Wexford .......

.....403

The Aborigines...

355 | Union City.......................404

Archæology ...............

CHAPTER VII.

Advent of the Whites.....

History of Post Township..........404.

Early Settlements ......

361 History of Postville................410

County Organization and First Offi-

Myron and Lybrand ..............415

cers .....

Taxable Property in 1849..... 2367

CHAPTER VIII.

Sketch of Father Lowery..

Criminal Episodes..... ......418

Indian Missions ..

CHAPTER 1X.

The Painted Rock.....

County Seat Elections....

County Seat Contests..

Sodom and Gomorrah.... ..371

CHAPTER X.

CHAPTER IV.

County Buildings...

.438

First Entries of Government Lands. 372 Educational ......

First Importation of Lumber....

372: Religious Organizations....

First Grist Mill..............

372 Gospel Pioneers .........

First Postoffice...............

372 Statistics of Population, etc...

Interesting Reminiscences..

372 Assessed Valuations....

First Official Seal......

374 Political Statistics...

.450

First Terms of Court.........

...374

CHAPTER XI.

First Party Organization......

....3761

Systems of County Management....377

* 372 War Record, Allamakee County Vol-

List of County Officers, Legislators,

unteers.......................451

etc., from County Organization

CHAPTER XII.

to Present Time...............378 Chronological Record of Important

The Circuit Court.................384

Events, ........

.....463

CHAPTER V.

Two CHIEF TOWNS OF THE COUN-

Earliest County Records ...... ..385) TY........
Township Organizations...........3891 Chapter 1.-Waukon............669
History of Paint Creek Township...393! Chapter II.--Lansing....

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