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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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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Chapman, Silas
Pub Data: 2d ed., enlarged & improved (Milwaukee, S. Chapman, 1855)
Citation: Chapman, Silas. Hand Book of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, S. Chapman, 1855; American Memory Project). Online facsimile at:  http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/lhbumbib:@field(NUMBE
R+@band(lhbum+20320)):; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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