5 edition of Early days in Platteville found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
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Bradford expounded the doctrine for some time; the old South Brick Schoolhouse still stands, adjoining the residence of Alexander Butler, southwest of the Masonic Hall, and the old North Brick Schoolhouse, corner of Lewis and Third streets, was, until his death, the homestead of the late E.
Saturday, October 10, 2020 Explore Nature, Sing, and Learn from experts — all from home! THE POST OFFICE On March 10, 1829, William T. Wyne and Charles Weitenhiller, 1877; C. The candidate is nominated by the County or City Superintendent, must be of sound bodily health and of good moral character, and sustain a satisfactory examination in the branches required by law for a third-grade certificate. Bass, Chairman; Peter Pitts and Thomas Chapman, Supervisors.
Kavanaugh became High Priest, Moses Meeker, King, with Marcus Wainwright, Scribe.
Platteville is one of the southeasterly towns of Grant County, as also one of the more highly cultivated and prosperous, with abundant resources, both vegetable and mineral; is bounded on the north by the town of Lima, on the east by La Fayette County, on the south by Smelser, and on the west by Harrison, and contains a total of 23,040 acres of land, fairly divided into prairie and timber.
School was taught there until about 1853, when the stone edifice was finished and occupied. Ichabod Hinkle had a turning lathe and made spinning wheels, chairs, bedsteads, cupboards and wagons. Hodges' bank, and these, with a few cabins and tents scattered about the city at long intervals, comprehended the list of improvements. Griswold now lives; the Rev.
This was a log school house.
But there was no furnace nearer than Gratiot's Grove or Galena in which the raw material could be rendered a marketable commodity, and until one was built the mineral was slacked up awaiting its completion.
It was afterward learned that upon his enlargement he dropped into an abandoned mineral hole near the jail, where he remained until after sundown, and, emerging therefrom in the darkness of the night, made his way through the country to Southern Illinois.
Rountree, to whom the present generation is indebted for the growth and prosperity that for a half a century has attended Grant County, Platteville Township and city, caused the survey of the southeastern portion of the present city.
This calamity was presented, however, and the circumstance was, in time, lost sight of in the whirl of events.