Lowry The back country Gov.
Stevens's report Mr. Lambert's views Interesting account of Mr. A.
W. Tinkham's exploration
LETTER XV. ST. CLOUD TO ST. PAUL.
Importance of starting early Judge Story's theory of early rising
Rustic scenery Horses and mules Surveyors Humboldt Baked
fish Getting off the track Burning of hay stacks Supper at St.
Anthony Arrival at the Fuller House
LETTER XVI. PROGRESS.
Rapid growth of the North-West Projected railroads Territorial
system of the United States Inquiry into the cause of Western
progress Influence of just laws and institutions Lord Bacon's
THE PROPOSED NEW TERRITORY OF DACOTAH.
Organization of Minnesota as a state Suggestions as to its
division Views of Captain Pope Character and resources of the new
territory to be left adjoining Its occupation by the Dacotah
Indians Its organization and name
POST OFFICES AND POSTMASTERS
LAND OFFICES AND LAND OFFICERS
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN MINNESOTA
TABLE OF DISTANCES
PRE-EMPTION FOR CITY OR TOWN SITES
LETTERS ON MINNESOTA.
MINNESOTA AND DACOTAH.
BALTIMORE TO CHICAGO.
Anecdote of a preacher Monopoly of seats in the cars Detention in
the night Mountain scenery on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Voting in the cars Railroad refreshments Political excitement
The Virginian and the Fremonters A walk in Columbus Indianapolis
Lafayette Michigan City Chicago.
CHICAGO, October, 1856.
I SIT down at the first place where a pen can be used, to give you
some account of my trip to Minnesota.