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HISTORY OF IOWA.

Page. PUBLIC INSTITUTION8—

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DISCOVERY AND OCCUPATION.... 9 Additional Penitentiary,... 74

The Original Owners.

18 Iowa Hospital for the Insane.... 74

Pike's Expedition

21 Hospital for the Insane....

Indian Wars.

23 Iowa College for the Blind.. 76

Indian Purchases, Reserves and Institution for the Deaf and Dumb 77

Treaties....

32 Soldiers' Orphans' Homes.. 77

The Spanish Grants.

37 State Normal School....

79

The Half-Breed Tract.

39 Asylum for Feeble-Minded Chil-

Early Settlements....

41 dren...

79

TERRITORIAL HISTORY.

49 The Reform School..

80

The Boundary Question..

Fish Hatching Establishment.... 81

STATE ORGANIZATION.

59 THE PUBLIC LANDS...

Growth and Progress..

65 THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS..

.100

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS.

66 POLITICAJ, RECORD..

.105

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

State University,

67 The Judiciary.

.107

State Historical Society

73 Congressional Representation....108

The Penitentiary...

73 WAR RECORD..

..110

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

First Death...

.124 Voting Precincts...

.193

First Settlements, no longer existing. 120 Division Into Townships.

194

First Public School and Teacher....124 Successive County Officers, Legisla-

County Organization.

125 tors, etc....

195

First Assessment and Tax List.. 125 Political Contests and Representa-
First Taxpayers and Settlers by tive Men....

.195

Townships....

.126 Public Officers (continued) to Pres-

CHAPTER II.

ent Time....

.204

The Winnebago Indians..

133

CHAPTER VI.

Fort Atkinson..

141 Population....

.212

The Chiefs Winneshiek and Decorah.141 Court House and Jail.

.213

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

.214

Bloody Tragedies...

145 Murder Trials....

.214

Indian Customs and Habits.

147 Railroad History..

.217

CHAPTER III.

The County's Products.

.220

Pioneer Life....

152 Educational and Literary.

220

Pioneer Women.

153 County Finances.

.221

An Indian Scare..

155 Census of 1880..

.222

Oddities of Bench and Bar.

155

Interesting Reminiscences. .158

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER IV.

The War for the Union..

223

Review of Early History... .169

Decorah Guards.....

.225

County Organization and County

Co. H, Iowa Greyhounds.

.231

Seat Contest..

173 Co. G, Twelfth lowa.

.232

The Day Family

171

Three More Companies.

.237

Judge Řeed..

171 Co. D, Sixth lowa Cavalry. .239

Lewiston, Moneek and Decorah....173

Pioneer Norwegians...

185

CHAPTER VIII.

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

.404

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..

.397

CHAPTER II.

Hardin, Smithfield, Postville, Mil-

ton, Ion, Rossville...

.398

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

Climate..

.347

lamakee, Nezekaw..

.399

Storms and Tornadoes.

.348 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.

Archæology

.357

CHAPTER VII.

Advent of the Whites.

361 History of Post Township. .404

Early Settlements

361 History of Postville..

.410

County Organization and First Offi-

Myron and Lybrand.

.415

.365

Taxable Property in 1849. .367

CHAPTER VIII.

Sketch cf Father Lowery. .368 Criminal Episodes.....

.418
Indian Missions..

.268

The Painted Rock..

CHAPTER IX.

.369

County Seat Elections.

.371 County Seat Contests.

.429

Sodom and Gomorrah.

.371

CHAPTER X.

CHAPTER IV.

County Buildings.

.438

First Entries of Government Lands. 372 Educational ...

.440

First Importation of Lumber.. .:372 Religious Organizations.

.446

First Grist Mill...

.372 Gospel Pioneers

447

First Postoffice.

.372 Statistics of Population, etc. .449

Interesting Reminis ences. .372 Assessed Valuations.

.450

First Official Sea).

Political Statistics..

.450

First Terms of Court.

CHAPTER XI.

First Party Organization..

.376

Systems of County Management....377 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,

CHAPTER V.

Two CHIEF Towns OF THE COUN-

Earliest County Records.. .385

..669

Township Organizations. .389 Chapter 1.-Waukon.

..669

History of Paint Creek Township...393 Chapter II.-Lansing.. ..699

....463

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