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3 edition of Minnesota; its advantages to settlers. 1869. found in the catalog.

Minnesota; its advantages to settlers. 1869.

by Girart Hewitt

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Published by [Pub. by the state] in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minnesota -- Description and travel. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF606 .H621
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23319638M
    LC Control Number07024946

    Minnesota eBooks: Local History Books on the World Wide Web by Thomas Jay Kemp. The following article originally appeared in an abridged form in Minnesota History, the quarterly of the Minnesota Historical Society, vol #5 (Spring ). For more information on the magazine, click order a back issue or a subscription to Minnesota History please call or In addition to the text, also has pages with background material, discussions of the book, and a partial linked bibliography. The extras page contains additional material (interviews, criticism, other works) related to Settlers, and the library page contains some of the more significant documents and books referenced in Settlers.

    That part of the state of Minnesota which is now Morrison county offered advantages to the early settlers. Crossed by the Mississippi, a much traveled road connecting the northern regions to St. Paul passed through it following the river. The first inhabitants of Minnesota were Paleo-Indians as early back as 7, to 9, years ago. The Dakota (Sioux), and Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians arrived later from the North and East. Nordic Vikings may have visited Minnesota in the ’s, but the only evidence of this is the controversial Kensington Runestone which was discovered in [ ].

    An act of extended pre-emption rights to settlers on unsurveyed land in Minnesota. By filing an intention to purchase with the local land officer, the pre-emptor could protect his claim and later purchase it at the minimum price of $ per acre. Settlers claims were shown on original survey plats. Disposal of public land in Minnesota. Robert Anderson Source: Compendium of History, and Biography of Northern Minnesota, , George A Ogle & Co., page ; submitted by Robin LineRobert Anderson, numbered among the oldest settlers of Grand Forks township, has gained a position of affluence and esteemed citizenship through his commendable labors is the owner of extensive farm lands in Polk county and manages the.


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