NEW DIGGINGS ON THE FEVER 1824-1864
I would like to Thank Margaret S. Carter's Children for granting permission for this publication to be placed on the USGenWeb's Lafayette County Homepage. It is a great book and one I think you will enjoy reading. Mrs. Margaret Carter has done a wonderful service to each and everyone of us by putting into words what the People, Place, and Times where like when our ancestors lived in Lafayette County, Wisconsin and the surrounding areas.
(All bold lettering and underlining is of my doing and
NOT in the book!)
This book has been placed on the USGenWeb for your viewing pleasure only!
DO NOT copy it
as it is still under copyright!
Mrs. F. J. Carter
The book , "New Diggings on the Fever 1824-1864"
and "New Diggings Is An Old Diggings" is printed as one book. It can
still be purchased from:
Southwest Graphics, Box 96, Darlington, WI 53530
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About the Author
Pages - V, VI, VII
Of Names and places
Pages - 1-7
Into "The New Diggins"
Pages 8 - 14
"...A Great Itching for Privilege"
Pages 15 - 19
Hard Times and Indian Troubles
Pages 20 - 24
"... To Secure A Home..."
Pages 25 -30
From Diggings to Smelter
Pages 31 - 33
A "Land Office Business"
Pages 34 - 40
An Old Journal
Pages 41 - 47
The Territory and the First Census
Pages 48 - 52
"...Full of Money and Becoming Wealthy"
Pages 53 - 59
"The Hub of a Busy Wheel of Industry"
Pages 60 - 66
The "Littel Mound" Schoolhouse
Pages 67 - 73
"We Are Becoming Quite A Moral, Respectable
Pages 74 - 79
"...Order Out of Chaos" - Sale of Reserved Lands
Pages 80- 84
New Diggings and the "Forty-Niners"
Pages 85 - 90
New Diggings in the 1850'S
Pages 91 - 97
From Native Born to English and Irish
Pages 98 - 102
Notes on Text
Pages 103 - 109
Patrons' Directory in Plat Book of Lafayette County
Pages 111 - 112
Lafayette County Homepage
County Coordinator Dori Leekley
Comments & Suggestions
© 1997-1999 Dori Leekley
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