Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 13 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Vol. 13<br><br>The Papers of James Duane Doty are also a leading feature of this volume. The exploring expedition to Lake Superior and the sources of the Mississippi River, under taken in 1820 by Governor Lewis Cass, of Michigan Terri tory, was reported at length in the Narrative of Henry. R. Schoolcraft, the geologist and ethnologist of the party. Doty, then a young man in his twenty-first year, was sec retary to the expedition, and kept a detailed journal of the tour. This is now for the first time published; it admira bly supplements Schoolcraft's more popular account As was pointed out in Volume XI. Of the Collections (article, The Boundaries of Wisconsin Doty began in 1824 an agitation for the erection of a new Territory west of Lake Michigan; and brief citations were therein made from his original manuscript bill, letters, petitions, and arguments, in the possession of the Society. These are now published in full, and form an interesting and suggestive chapter in the political history of Wisconsin.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.