History of Brown County, Wisconsin: Past and Present, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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S.J. Clarke publishing Company, 1913 - Brown County (Wis.)
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Contents

I
ix
II
3
III
7
IV
13
V
19
VI
27
VII
43
VIII
61
XV
153
XVI
163
XVII
173
XVIII
181
XIX
195
XX
229
XXI
241
XXII
251

IX
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X
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XI
105
XII
117
XIII
127
XIV
137
XXIII
265
XXIV
269
XXV
277
XXVI
297
XXVII
327
XXVIII
333

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Page 197 - WHEREAS the laws of the United States have been, for some time past, and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law...
Page 197 - In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to "preserve, protect, and defend it.
Page 197 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth, and hereby do call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union, to the aggregate number of seventy-five thousand, in order to suppress said combinations, and to cause the laws to be duly executed.
Page 73 - Faintly as tolls the evening chime Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The Rapids are near and the daylight's past.
Page 161 - That every white male inhabitant above the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of said territory at the time of the passage of this act, and shall possess the qualifications hereinafter prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within the said territory ; but the qualifications of voters, and of holding...
Page 93 - Britain, which are not published among the laws of the territory, and it has been thought advisable by the Governor and judges of the territory of Michigan, hereafter specially to enact such of the said acts as shall appear worthy of adoption...
Page 95 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 204 - That a draft of 300,000 militia be immediately called into the service of the United States, to serve for nine months unless sooner discharged.
Page 198 - Opportunities will be immediately offered to all existing military companies, under the direction of the proper authorities of the State, for enlistment to fill the demand of the Federal Government, and I hereby invite the patriotic citizens of the State to enroll themselves into companies of seventy-eight men each, and to advise, the Executive of their readiness to be mustered into service immediately. Detailed instructions will be furnished on the acceptance of companies, and the commissioned officers...
Page 124 - ... exposed sides with regular bastions. Its fourth side fronts on a precipice of perhaps one hundred feet in height, whose base is washed by the waters of Green Bay; and leading down this steep bank impassable at any other immediate point, is what seems to have once been a protected passage of steps cut into the clay, and perhaps covered with boughs of trees. This was the communication from the fort to the water ; and standing here now, it needs but little fancy to see those grim warriors of the...

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