An 1858 description of Wisconsin's natural and commercial resources

Wisconsin and its Resources; with lake Superior, its commerce and navigation. Including a trip up the Mississippi, and a canoe voyage on the St. Croix and Brule rivers to lake Superior...

Describing a journey made by boat to Lake Superior by way of the Mississippi, St. Croix, and Brule rivers, James Ritchie examines Wisconsin's natural resources and commerce on Lake Superior. Ritchie also provides a brief history of the state, appending the state constitution.

Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Great Lakes Steamships and Canals
Creator: Ritchie, James S.
Pub Data: Philadelphia, C. Desilver; Chicago, W. B. Keen, 1858
Citation: Ritchie, James S. Wisconsin and its Resources, by James S. Ritchie. (Philadelphia, 1858); Online facsimile at:;idno=AJA3298; Visited on: 10/21/2018