Moses Strong describes mining near Mineral Point, 1847
Moses McCure Strong letter, Nov. 8, 1847
Moses McClure Strong came to Wisconsin in 1836 and settled in Mineral Point. Strong speculated heavily in lead mining ventures in Iowa and Lafayette counties and was active in several railroad schemes. This letter to James B. Campbell, dated Nov. 8, 1847, describes the mineral resources of the region and includes a map.
Mining, Logging, and Agriculture|
Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin
|Creator: ||Strong, Moses McCure, 1810-1894.
|Pub Data: ||From the Moses McCure Strong Papers, Wisconsin Historical Society (Wis Mss H)
|Citation: ||Strong, Moses McCure. Letter to James B. Campbell, Nov. 8, 1847.
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