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Minnesota Historical Society, 1920 - Dakota Indians - 735 pages
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Relevance to Atkinson Township Project (Scale 1-5):
Reference Pages to Atkinson:
73, 75, 78, 341, 385, 659
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Township, Lakes, Boundaries

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Page 284 - Mizpah ; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
Page 137 - Superior: thence through Lake Superior northward of the Isles Royal and Phelipeaux, to the Long Lake; thence through the middle of said Long Lake, and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods...
Page 39 - O my Laughing Water ! All my heart is buried with you, All my thoughts go onward with you ! Come not back again to labor, Come not back again to suffer, Where the Famine and the Fever Wear the heart and waste the body. Soon my task will be completed, Soon your footsteps I shall follow To the Islands of the Blessed, To the Kingdom of Ponemah, To the Land of the Hereafter!
Page 199 - Pen Pictures of St. Paul" (1884), wrote of Freeborn as follows : "He was a man of progressive and speculative ideas, energetic, always scheming, and had a happy faculty of getting other parties interested in his enterprises. He was a quietly spoken man, of rugged appearance; self-possessed, and never was afraid to venture." This county was organized March 4, 1857, with Albert Lea as the county seat. TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES. Notes of the origins of geographic names have been gathered from "History...
Page 438 - PAUL, the apostle of nations.' I expressed a wish, at the same time, that the settlement would be known by the same name, and my desire was obtained. I had, previously to this time, fixed my residence at Saint Peter's...
Page 5 - Savages have assured us that this is so noble a river that, at more than three hundred leagues' distance from its mouth it is larger than the one flowing before Quebec, for they declare that it is more than a league wide. They also state that all this vast stretch of country consists of nothing but treeless prairies, — so that its inhabitants are all...
Page 211 - From the summit of the Grange the view of the surrounding scenery is surpassed, perhaps, by very few, if any of a similar character that the country and probably the world can afford. The sublime and beautiful are here blended in the most enchanting manner, while the prospect has very little to terrify or shock the imagination.
Page 252 - Mr. Schoolcraft, having uppermost in his mind the source of the river, expecting and determined to reach it, suddenly turned and asked Mr. Boutwell for the Greek and Latin definition of the headwaters or true source of a river. Mr. Boutwell, after much thought, could not rally his memory of Greek sufficiently to designate the phrase, but in Latin selected the strongest and most pointed expressions, 'Veritas,' and 'Caput,
Page 57 - From that expedition and the mine, we have the name of the Blue Earth river and of this county, and also of the township and city of Blue Earth in Faribault county. This name was probably received by LeSueur and his party from that earlier given to the river by the Sioux. The Relation of Penicaut. however, might be thought to indicate otherwise, as follows : "We called this Green river, because it is of that color by reason of a green earth which, loosening itself from the copper mines, becomes dissolved...
Page 87 - ... nameless on the map — two miles NW of lake Lottie is Iquewi-sag. Woman lake. 256. The lake — nameless on the map — two miles NW of last is Wibogijigikag-sag. Cedar-narrows lake. 257. Woman lake is Iquewi-sag. Woman lake. 258 Little-boy lake is Quiwizeusiwi-sag. Boy lake. [ NB— The last two...

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