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Wisconsin Pinery (Newspaper) - December 14, 1853, Stevens Point, Wisconsin WISCONSIN WE u im W W U M Uv C B JArKSON Mw nv WiH PARK Ita I E THAYER ta P L to Mid tke MWC Mn NOT 80th 1858 Kk I picked tip the 17th intt and in it an article devoted to Such a character have earned for is mint I it and wuh it not misrepresented therefore I ask yon to do me the justice of publishing this Previously to the last State tion I made a through parts of Portage paca and Counties for the purpose of and in furtherance thereof I distributed lots and delivered addressee in places among which was your Tillage of Stevens Point In the article that baa called forth this yon represent that I advertised to deliver a lecture open bat that instead I devoted it to the subject of politics Ton conclude the article thus: The Abolition party of the State have been contriving to get up this issue and to array the Democratic party against the measure since March Tery few remarks relative to Kr McMynn and the of Education I wish you to bear me witness that I said nothing against the al character of any candidate or ty and nothing which could tny Democrat or Whig present I am thankful for the courtesy which your citizens paid me by ing me so large an attendance and I thank you for the personal ment you was BO gracious as to pay me JAMES DENSHORE Pirn ife PACIFIC ROUTE for Mo L P wl Job with Mm Tnm K Tnm w Rum NT P YOUNG v etc B H A CO lit awl n III JR E i ke W Mitio Mn co last and to claim the Liquor Law thunder aa In furtherance of this effort is the mission of Mr more here at this time Be the sure of a prohibitory or bad it is bat the old trick of political blers to degrade it into a stalking jf and the attempt ought to be rebuked by every honest in the land The printed notice by which I ed the people of your village together was word for word thus: FREEDOM AND TEMPERANCE FOBT BUTTON Upper Missouri Sept 17 1853 MT entire pation of my tune in the labors com- mitted to my charge has heretofore precluded the possibility of my ting to yon Knowing the deep interest you take in the development of the re- sources ofthe great western country the growth ana advancement of our whole national domain the proper knowledge of the regions lying 4 fc surre iSg line established the head waters of the pi with the Pacific Valley I need however that when this tar reaches you earned by be will twice crossed tne continent since May 6 having in the meantime successfully performed most arduous dados 1 cannot omit this opportunity to to him for the entire of his labors To great energy and he has added allowances of ing on the qualities which have endeared him not only to hia immediate party bat for him the admiration and regard of all hit in the Sumy f r of camp Mb and added Tart amah to Up to Fort Union a distance of TM miles by odometer measurement we had cored two in by our tide work the whole of Shay enne and the river the Mouse River Valley and the dt Missouri Lieut had connected with our work all the country north of Missouri to on ftr tae or St the the C of the OM north of this point with t tonally to waid from the I too You will J be pleased to hear of the ppi I took the Biter some distance aid of old to me by Lieut he Engineer Corps eon of tew Major of Ten He is a young aiaa of fine abil ties airi ripe In all dn tm assigned to hit charge he has dis- played a devotion in their ance which has secured the confidence and respect of all his y hue the expedition was being at the seat of was intrusted with the duty of west and the by his surrey of that Lieut who had arrived at Fort Union on the 84 of July enjotowi to collect an tbe In to their conduct toward other which ger tile of white the country tween the Mississippi valley and the Pacific I feel confident that you will be pleased to bear what we have done ing Sir to collect 31011 at Montreal ides possible routes guides Indiana pre- paratory to the coming up of the main train Incident to this tion it was decided at ton Union to continue the surrey westward to this place in two lines Hie examination routes which lie dis- charged to my entire satisfaction At a later period leaving the at bt Louis he went up the T WUV 999 IHC toward accomplishing the exploration Missouri to some distance aboTe the fif trm ni I of the Northern route and what may be done in this direction toward a great iron highway be- tween the two oceans mouth ot the Yellow Stone and ed the arrival of the main party at Fort Union To him was assigned the duh cf surveying that riTer and I Id H tf MN OAT 7 oft t LAKE HOUSE Hme Or r WILLIAM dn CHy to M Will such of the as will assemble at the School House ia Stevens Point this Wednesday ing Nov 8 at o'clock on nutting to fa Ton will therefore see that I did not advertise to deliver a lecture parties The one operating from the eastward to the Rocky tains was regarded as the most WMA VJ 1 M W W The plan of carrying on the of making reconnoissance of the from the head waters ofthe country in the vicinity of Fort Union spin to Puget Sound was by two lying between the Missouri River ow from the Wlf to the White Earth fa all labors b was en- an ofthe obstacles known to exist IB the hie torvey and much Cascade and Bitter Root ranges data upon which to base a overcome almost valuable report on the navigability We barriers the proper examination of either of which would occupy a whole season Captain George B Clellan of the engineer corps was of the northern one finding a mining point in the Cypress Moon tain committed to charge of command Ina or Elver Line which the and train was Such wat the of the Tey and of west ward when ful accomplishment of his labors and the return of Lieut changed the whole field of information he brought reduced the had examination ofthe mountain passes some five went Done Json about the train when the express ftom Grover announcing his arrived immediately sent forward tome and I returned wa anonld meat their on MUk Bher survey mored on the 9th of b m res elson awl M Wotk would not do to encumber the tram with the wagona our programme was Oar wagons been left at this point with the who p on my re- placed ot thie portion ofthe IT i energy ana ot character out an what I said was in accordance experience and talent in this branch GOLD PENS tern Mkm til the A HULL E S JUDO WAGON MAKER on r J McD fa Batik 4 Co Cm ud WRITING with my notice electioneering tor the of Temperance and my addressee were designed to persuade whoever beard me to support the measure of Prohibitory Law the mm who would carry out that measure The leading men of your Tillage prominent among whom was yourself told me that there were not three of your citizens who would vote no on the 11 stated this to the meeting and ed it to demonstrate the truth or error of what bad been told me by all ing who favored the measure Nearly every one arose among whom was 0 W Gate Abraham Brawley Esq and other prominent ones of your side of politics Yourself is the only one I remember who did not rise I then said there was no necessity of ing any time to discussing the sition of a Prohibitory Law but aome come of duty perhaps unequaled in the M hole Entering bis with that alacrity and interest almost peculiar to is looked tor from his branch ofthe survey In 30 days from this time I shall probably meet him and combining our joint labors we shall have a line connecting the Mississippi River with the Pacific passing of that rivet At the time I now write he it on his way to the mountains in charge of the survey of Paas and of the supply train and will I am develop the character of the route trou this point to Mary's The main portion of the party however assembled near Paul's Minnesota and moved on one line the Red River trail to Pike Lake a distance of about m ia cornea of my xt v I Under my own the forward A JM of tr rover of Ia Mr Landea Civil train and by odometer 179 these ranges On the feasibility of a line acroe the continent we be able to give a definite opinion The work of Dusmet and the eminent geologist had informed of the fine valley Mary's at the western base ofthe Rocky Mountains and the trail ing thereto At the suggestion of Dr At this point lieutenant Grover an energetic and very young officer ofthe army toot com- mandof a select party of abort ty men and starting on the June to the southward of that lake crossed Bois de Sioux River north of Lake Travers and the Ji i ft tP n direction carried that line successfully to the mouth of the on In 16 dam a er than the coute themain train The main the 6th inst rae in fine condition and men all to go came in advance for the srata J fm such a discussion I would consider that subject somewhat and accordingly I did I then went on yy of supporting such mm for State officers as would do all they eodd to I concluded that it was the point where a depot should be to supply the party who must work late in the season in the of the mountain passes and particularly in that leading to it The work was a difficult one ing to the road from the West to it but Lieut Rufus Jr of the army who was in Washington at the in a great deal of much valuable information on be based an interesting report beat the maia party some seven dava into Fort Union and accomplished every dntr assigned to him Toe main train pursue 1 the Bed River trail for and passing wa- tered by the make a seriet of have ed to with on he sonth and thus one connect our surrey with of Col Fremont on to the position ofthe lage establish thereto TUa was charge of Lieut the coane of my organization ofthe expedition its importance volunteered for the duty aud it was assigned to him lie left New York CUy for the mouth of the Columbia in the er of the 5th of proceeding up the organized IMS party procured the provisions aad animals moved forward to the Mary's vj i i ii taries the branches of the de through the Moase Valley to Fort Union where we arrived OB the 1st of In the main party several of the members distinguished themselves while afl cheerfully performed duties and gave To do tie work den to form thatd also to go to bf and in the event of from him to pvh on to the and if of the matron in the winter will be flatten to my oft that of aay or party OB position trail to me at thia a train on the match or a af or in Army and pressed forward Jt to operate with small detached parties going many mike off the line to and important Mien inv IB which aome 90 nues above Fort Beaton to the pout when Dooeteori surveyor that river terminated and the is not yet but Nigh it known to advisedly practicable toe fiat bean found with the are to develop the best Lieut a and during the month of Janmary The dory the attended Muck bat it is to Lieut Grover to add that oe ae aad ier and reat ener are earn be by the In the mountain Washington City and I am the he met ow tor the of at the aad both to Fort oa this With of a tna aad ia a try likely to mest of character aad great Mr started with hb to make the Pass some other to be ita r Uent of of reports Badoft Pass to be feet lower than the in ten days the lurver by test this n anlt On this side we bare found sereaU good lines the Milk waWi aat of we traveled the denat 999 rV
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