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Wisconsin Enquirer (Newspaper) - July 13, 1839, Madison, Wisconsin BY NOON AN SHOLES MADISON W 13 1839 i ru rmr j t'i ii M all if which I I Mi's u b mi I ISD n i i til IHU li im H been before as a fan for Oe in Congee s at io i by at on llw 19 yoj h ct as it ni pleasure to a at it of my 111 relation o cu it bt pursued our in the Council und w icli I should con- s it my duly to pursue if ul to that n lu taking a iury y of thu a id winch with a and munificent fund lias and J the Inni b of uur Tet mind s by the bold lints win h on i tuture MS and lo iho 1 lose which Ii wu d loi o ti IHO an 1 vun no care of ait to into o ic h n whole und the divers ly ot in- now co is m to thu several puts if thut lui ily aoJ Fn i ly in no our n men u i anJ it Im the ol ilit wintry in uie involved ui.tJJy to l ie it moan limy i lid night IO hi tiro d the grunt HI nun ol nature in pt topo 01 lint la i co pi nt ul view ue have fur ui r il IH on the i s tirri ul the north winch to the su oji ju an M w th tli 01 I'm u mi oast fie chum ot our i se nn alien with em i mi il iJ i ii inn them 111 d tlm mte- c fio n in ii dirt ilif i 1 ot navigation wi h I of a lions be i ftp h c- in ilu I i it nn n MI Ilii Four inni tin i but 1 ill n vi 4 1 uil pet I i i nn 1 nnu In i- IM n t Jt ino MI til I tint vitl l 11 MI in in my o end I il mind to in ir cot Ily t t tl tin nt if ot laid i a ui 1 vi y si Hit iy t ill it a u nun of II will ell lod ii -i MII H i i nn I t I i I 1 Ills IV n c i of w ci Ii ict of ILII t of tho Ti i j of tiler ml in mlei sl is the cs ot iu nut t ml n-p on tit XM I at i i p< as -a u i p ot iii An anil tne intern il HUM H vi tin ti will b these be n tut t 1 ti ed to thu riel ducts of that to i Is the t n I dui ol country must bi i led on For thin purpose fit lie ISiiilliiKtnii lie lift tho U vi i n t t to emini in 1 wf Liko till u KM k y providing a Im t bu gre it nnd m And al the l u a tul HID on- on by HI I Im tx ordi d as up as ul t from by can il or Hie rich ot the Km i in t-n I acli th it oj u route irnwt 11 i chancier u Rn at line of ut- i Win ti 11 i of uwt n il- t J fcr ill y und ami io by lie in of u 1 dms ry ill's cor tht tf union it bj ii lie vita t by the i of the country is it the only atiu lo the tud support of Jur in Con- Thr pt bite should lor ths iho d m nt of tl from in an imu of will be lo north tru of iho Turri which by trip irn of ihu io bt th ir Lakes and I be will of and Milwaukee and Hock River canal is already tbr by an grunt of land by and a for o n not only by thu of tlie Territory bjt also thw of the General and I am of io that it requires to foe presented in its true and light to so cure i In desired In our co nt tlv re will be but Ii tie required on oar western burdur TDK Mississippi here deep in her native free from sho ils and haw and in asking of Congress aid for public works in of wi Ii its pro and to which it for years the national Treasury wi hunt any thing in return a just right to dem mO for ihu of such avenues the and thu at such points ns shall bust thu common and se cure the highest reward In tho productive of tha of the J have said that our im- requires hut little for improvement of the Mississippi vet I am well aware that the commercial of Wisconsin require that the rapids be- low should bu improved as speedily as and us thu means of may Tins is a vastly im- port nt object and ought to receive tlw continued anil persevering attention of Wisconsin through her delegated ties hoth at io nc and in tion with the in thut sure until our bfl crowned with complete success thu side of the are nearer to our own doors anil nre then moru sensibly lull hy the y than iho more re mute iona in ilio Mississippi within the Stain of Missouri or not moru vexatious to iha of the country than are those ob- tha seasons of the VOL 35 tower tha route leaving the s of nil the enst side of the Manitou Islands in view of the eastern share of Lake those Islands are passed In pin of the Luke there is but little to be hended from storms for the that shelter can at all limes be had by ing to I of he Islands in tin pas sages them But utter those Is course diagonally a in a southwesterly direction and generally in with the land the shore near the mouth of Manitou or and thence down the wust const touching at the al ports That part of the coast then which I Con- to be entitled to the most is thut embraced the Rivers and Chicago Along this fouist the point which han claims is of Milwaukee for the that its facilities for and egress are superior to any other hut were commenced here at an than elsewhere on thg Lake necessary to unite mianor with hy roods and those the are already pe pled higher claims thin those h still n howling wilderness I am fn e to submit my opinions in detail no g but will bo by an in- community In this as for the ai d sum but ditto if nny 4 tho of dir drawn fro n our I nm miner il country and r itm i il ilu n 1 ji it yi urs our o i tho Lakes is placed in 111 hazard and annually many u lives are lost und thousands of b by of for ot in winch io find nil hr storm All appear to t net uf such security lo anil property ye for so is it i-j to no tt Ins yul hy the object I it stated nnd doubt KS sumo in remark that too have ap tor o isly nnd in of the in being It IMIS continued to fall vii weight anil destroy i whereas if a course had by have in ions in for all our tt ports m lie people i it on me ind occasion to my views on this subject as ed with tho interests of the an 1 stale candidly and Un- I in regard lo i if called by voice of o in If my views Irom of my fellow citizens in uny pirt uf thu or if local any to with I shall only Ihu common lemi of of acting to my own p of and wrong that are more at nny other point and that the ac ual of the place greatly exceeds of uny ler place north of Chicago 1 point is moreover situated hot ween Twin Rivers and Chicago dividing ihu coist into il Thu important point in he present of tho settlements and im- t of the 1 to be or Pike River These poi its being situated each other I presume that both would receive appropria ions Whichever of points should bi selected first would ho matter of indifference to the public as also to the people of the Territory But uuu o the other ought 10 be improved it 111 vaily day thus provides shelter from storms at the most convenient d s- Milwaukee anil point is ns easily to be improved nny o her is the nearest point to at which a Harbor can be and is mo 8 si u for tlie transaction of business with an extensive interior tl nn any other point of and is moreover much safer io icli iu stormy than tu the siale tif comparative claims oti the immediate the port of would rank to Its finis land i's to ihu co about Wn anJ iho n facilities for thur for an Ulterior country point n out as a leading in the Turn anJ its dis anci fiom Milwaukee being 55 out tho plan of tile to bu first constructed ni and sustained by represent ilive whose peculiar du y it ia to maku k own the wan s and sot forth just is of his tins on one lent i wil ear to the of our count H nnd tt be recollected thut I have HI the first class for which appropriations ought 10 be secured as speedily as cable and harbors constructed Andii order hi render these of the greatest ble value in the country ought tn be secured th i construction of leading from several to inferior From She boygan u road ot about 35 miles in Witt intersect the road uoa Fond du Lac from Green Bay ti the Wisconsin river and i direct the Likt and that river traversing n film ol country presenting every tht ion of such a road ag lor its speedy settlement An additional to complete the begun from Milwaukee via to thu river is n subject of much importance to the central line of travel and an on the i is incumbent on the public to south western road terminating on Rock such Kid us their prise and energy n iv River near line at Bt Ion is olso a lie ate MiJ in tha sp iee of a tew years mr subject of importance to a region of own will ui thu country winch nt the present time is pro wu lu bab y more densely populate J than uny achievements of and portion ot n and our weal h of i ur From a road mines ihu vigor ol Ie tif llw ot to know I hit per cent c i if guie of a Territory should a land Iho as n pur pnlnicnn of either in the aggregate up to the of u pu would at once riod tlie v and probably for that Tht of such nn is in securing tht important so that I feel but jbt it ttm mny be secured by t is not a coming from llif j live troni a Sure Hero ing tht condition and wants of the coi I votes in give an us to tf local uro the thuy upon onu of which would bo a part vow from i i aunot thut n of and Io Olio in the of n runt party fis such run no of which will beyond u ui In grunt on that ground the comp etum of lie and Ruck River J Will not under pive md tbr iho of tho nt and for the construe ion if a from the of hat ft tik to tho Will they not in manner graft the aid to pt i the navigation of the Put and sut I for n moment doub bu this will IJK done if In addition acts the rn nJ to or other point oa the via Genev i and continuing the southern tier of by such ns afford thu greatest would open to fine furtile and ly portion of tha country access Culie several milos nearer than lo approach it at Racine or Milwaukee se on of om wo may hopf to sen n bland in joint of gene ai v with any portion uf tlie curing by theia several roads fiom the With tho ss I my in to il peculiarly import int to i- airi 1 will to my s I between that point manner with il and Chicago of the country L iku to the Mississippi h order of throughout several of country which so remote from each other ns to have no in t-r osts and which nnd dis- avenues in which to approach the on the one hand and tl o great ther of waters on the other It will bo perceived tint by such an the ports on itm Luke which bu first at intervals nn to secure the gwa cat benefits to our and the ing to and those ports h- in manner SD I as lo I greatest u iho our ain ilt in- thereby uniting Iti itie most 1 manner with of thu cus division in regard to i ill of t io p i nt or st in redly ufi ct iho uf n s i Turn bu will be HWU i- ly witen we our i by entering into Constitution nti I ove reign Statu Taw measures of thu hin at- 1 of iho gem i i G on tlie HIM I lu I is Ie I h u l tilt of pul ji 1 I ku my di ihu Mid in 1 i ei to an i t ng ot tiursc but h u cm led nt H U W I iJj in ilv WKU nay arid No a e left in doubt on tins JI win k me are thin 1 b en ie nJ of wo at tins t me no m need but to thu of dm tf if i toi tin lung but n right nnd but a Will be fount tu io iv u Hi and of nt s tun lli Ol our st miii uf p ii i u 1 common i and 1 cai I ill it in- t rests h bj and h L i my It- ns n e to Ii ive in ilu of ul in who Ii ivu t lo in have fi en of both political v hu d nt ihu in c nlmt of politic 1 I ore hit or no ilii 10 to J a u Hi ot mi nnd loom r a ni m nn the I of Ham mi nt ni exist tin 01 so tie h i or i bu co ilii CM ti icu these mi of try lo the co While thi riy n sio i Doni vr MIC cat I in lit to if MIJ leCI mi- JH I i ir in it thai l icon a lo IP i i inn io mi- JH I i ir in mill Ix lu i t nr io ojt iij v fui u i tan Mv vc iu the id in II l I'll II I i i 71 us I hive n I io ir a iJ in i i Twin would stand Iu relation to the means of in iha order lo constructing the mads and wo! und r ol ilv it is at as early a day as ica that Coi IL I I ii MH ti s inter nr a mica v di and confer tp oi vro for in I tither in land or M lou h tit by 001 tiw snd I Hd of itli tlw eo t to tht the best and stro in to my Whoever shall examine the pint of the of Likn in which ill it to be very favorably and o limn tio isly provided with of at nearly regular in- throng loat its To co ncti at C anJ at distance of the port of or further w miles rum thence Oak Pike o lUrs llw lake nnd at further miles is ihu port of Milwaukee ninety from tit tif filly Ive is the port ol gun ant I thirty miles from or nine y the port of Man nnd miles further on is Iha mouth of thf northward at the of thirty enters L ike tha most northerly atream of uny of thu into Bay are the at which Harbors haw bent to be con- strutted and which will admit of such an nearly all these haw bits these being 3 ind norih oF nnc the other 23 miles south of kee will nt convenient means of security to and tor transacting respective districts of country Tne has a fine and extensive of country extending back to the Lake and Fox River ery facility tor the of roads llw country which bring to that a and extensive trido worthy festering o t HI The points the Lake being in tho present stale of the minor importance will not i the attention of the Government buch appropriations direct from the lo the former tice of thu Government will those ends if for at time and spirit So in to trons for the improvement of the Hock nnd Wisconsin und the lower rapids ih some have already in u measure through the indefatigable exertions of our lato delegate Gen tiro which tho of tlie south cannot be il to indeed su far ns I learned the op mo w of the most s cut and of Uie I i Piry 1 am free to state M firas within tito mv opinion is that tlin mti n of tins country would not bu promote 1 by ing now the of p as 1 test 10 support or opposition to oui i Ci fu and public but would rather be by such 1 line inn between tlw tin Territory in us present whom rn Iw supposed fuel n common in 11 Common canss on in our own di jf to po icy ol I would have it this t mt 1 leol io tho t ink i u iy i n n ts i I s ill M j prei io tijc yo w M piri j 111 I of a d clue nit iiv H KC potil c il m in null c ivor ntg tie dy f pi i ti net I ni na 1 Jo I'm t w liu white Im Minims in yom I jou it uni ai tunes o IK it and vour I tn of ibo Nu lou I in -is in duly ban J ilia my to for the of wit i rapid hi ill ut nt d txi tl a rri nf in Icl pu her IK fur lit ir sts at fin pet md ot ir liter re I iat I und bo ami it is unnecessary hereto within n Territory winch can But I be thut 111 a of but a few years It be with force nnd ant1 of propriety upon Congress that jhe trover n bu such us to secure to them u duu share -u to to tn ikt any nut all improve t co of po icy which any bo by Ann M lu tUi pto it's of the public In relation to he here my opinion is tint justice to till Territory and benefits to of a fro TI tho re- merit have drawn from this toi v near millions of in the of land and moie than a the public ut large us well us to the by u direct t on their ni requires that a m- at n tiwe too when thoHo tro appropriations for two I ising were illy able to sustain he burden of so heavy n the were thn retry bre id on which they subsisted had lo 6 imported nt enormous whi n the of tlie had began to ope What his Wisconsin end what n justice has she n right o expect at the of a before aach own and to jostling oath tad if of u to object of wt Thu great of in re- latin o huHi bj to iunt protection eo Of three harbors riot to exceed the hitter number un I procure the uf such a il practicable at of come up in connection with he ok and would in no with the intro of a nt th next succeeding session fur two or three new harbor appropriations and manner wo should se to the country the object so long sough fur in vain 1 have uwi U more in detail on the sub thin 1 should otherwise done in of the deep feeling which is in relation to tt by citil antl indeed bv all classes of fa the Lalte counties RIy lire candidly in cordance wii i what I conceive to be the public and if called upon to act pursue thai I to iho by iho in the first of u few harbors ot regular u mny by up bat ween by harbora 44 to divido thorn primary by to the on avory part of equal eunty examining or consulting winch it might produce any If tne action of be ia any il necessary to show that iha caw questions of public and It ibr tho of with in to my hoje of pub are invoked to fete but Oh feet do not involve he of ia of to tin ncn io this far und identity of the io party nt but an mi ut hero in no ic i Ii ive i to bo Si tio I have thought it impolitic iu it of or in wli foel a aivi mv rest by i of Im s the tendency oi Uu to i div an I I'le of our H en who wo i'd i the r for tlm To t tor i less 01 lii i n 11 i cmp to un in o evi n i Ii ivm r i vcr lou jn jo i in v in appropriations e by the The whole amount which have ever in ment for improvements than onu not one third the amount which s dollars wen mif her in tat M by the mining district alone in I not one thirtieth nari of the drawn m Ily ia tlie tia dues i ot u the lim J far a divis on nn I hat tit 1 when Du through tho have had lima unit sen tlm rivi d nl it to i link of a chat HH in our political con- by a transition 1 forr i of that of n it hiw to me would Ix pro t-r time tor rejfijlir efficient j a id then 11 bu is nit the forest to thy m- ID v i v J id U i i lo 11 soni t 11 wnl IK M r in aided i f i j u r tin 1 trni t n of vour even m 1 4 i think moral or titur pro in uf del 44 id iv co A nun und him no tio will to of the hut In- who c m n iJ in ihd ol i iir.ni ulieru ici jil of M 01 ui i 1 and Are we not entitled to a liberal of aid at hur I and will she not to us the justice of our wi we arc with a af poll ical power and without revenues on the parent for aw and ind annually to fill ler is it right or ihai site longer detay to meUt out ua that our and circum- urgently that wo ilt ber ban Is We ought in justice to aa not one per annum to be expended in of primary importance in the and a like tn be ex- the border ir UM in om of UU em ilem of I Hint thu n ut m in and us u sold er in the c ijf oar rep UIK i w an I of don i null io the rawt and firn ty at my to the such a impolitic in point of fiom j IM to gem i good n of n cay i tn B mi I b n'-t its i j an t it ul o provo lix lit Liu r in tor n il Hiri wi h ii wU it a i no voo n and con can exert n enc i Ho occupies H petition of a pnv -id lobby member lit I u to ill It i Ilia cult ori tiie of llm and e du it is io labor with of ad ica and alt try whether from Maine Georgia or Ar- mmu Iw tril no It llw I dart heaven to i Ity i it ff It a rd I nice or u mud to II iwy by will carry l coo Action of the propriety ioy of
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