in Wisconsin History
An 1855 guide to Wisconsin for emigrants.
Hand Book of Wisconsin
Silas Chapman wrote this statistical and geographical guide to Wisconsin in the 1850s. It includes topographical descriptions, a list of natural resources, educational data, information on land claims, census figures, economic information, and transportation routes.
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|Pub Data:||2d ed., enlarged & improved (Milwaukee, S. Chapman, 1855)|
|Citation:||Chapman, Silas. Hand Book of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, S. Chapman, 1855; American Memory Project).
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