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 HENRY SCHOOLCRAFT, TRAVELS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, 1821

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Henry Schoolcraft, Travels in Minnesota and Wisconsin, 1821

Journal of an explorer and Indian agent as he travels from Detroit to Sault Ste. Marie

Description

The upper Mid-West was largely undocumented in the early 1800s. This collection of journal writings, published in 1821, describes the area between Detroit and Sault Ste. Marie as recorded by Henry Schoolcraft. This explorer and Indian agent includes vivid descriptions of the topography and natural history of the area. Researchers will also find information regarding the mineral wealth of Minnesota and Wisconsin, including the lead mines at Dubuque. For researchers seeking to understand the country their ancestors settled, this can be a helpful source of information.
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