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Jenny Bull, Falls, (Beaulieux Rapids), on the Wisconsin river, are in town 31, of range 6. At this place are 4 mills, cutting about 3,000,000 feet of lumber per year.
Kewaskum, P. O., in Washington county.
Kossuth, Town, in Manitowoc county.
Lawrence, Town, in Brown county.
Leroy, P. O., in Fond du Lac county.
Lisbon, P. O., in Waukesha county.
Little Chute, E. <?., on Fox river, in Outagamie county.
Manitowoc Rapids, P. V., is situated at the Rapids of Manitowoc river, in Manitowoc county, 4 miles west from Lake Michigan. The river at this place furnishes a good hydraulic power, which is improved, and used for several manufacturing purposes.
Manitowoc Rapids, Town, in Manitowoc county.
Manitowoc, P. V., is beautifully situated at the mouth of the Manitowoc river, on Lake Michigan, 90 miles below Milwaukee. Its present population is about 2,000, and is rapidly increasing. Its harbor, the best natural one on the lake west, is being improved through an appropriation by Congress. The county seat of the county has been lately located here, and an appropriation made for the erection of county buildings. It has 1 pier, 4 warehouses, 12 stores, 2 steam saw mills, 6 blacksmith and waggon, 3 shoe, and 3 tailor's shops; 2 ship yards, at which ship building is carried on to considerable extent; 4 hotels, and 2 school houses; it has Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Methodist, and Catholic congregations— the first has built a fine church, and the others have arranged for suitable sites, and will soon erect churches. Large quantities of lumber, manufactured on the river above, are sold and shipped here every year, from which considerable revenue is derived yearly. As soon as the plank road, which is being built between this place and Menasha, is finished, Manitowoc will become the depot of considerable trade of the Fox River Valley, and a place of importance as a commercial point. The rail roads projected from this place north and west, connecting with roads in the interior, will undoubtedly be built.
Manitowoc, Town, in Manitowoc county.
Maple Grove, Town, in Manitowoc county.
Marcy, P. (?., in Waukesha county.
Menasha, T. V., is situated at the outlet of Lake Winnebago, on the north side of the northern channel. It is now a place of some ten or twelve hundred inhabitants, and possesses all the advantages for a large town. Its hydraulic power is very great, and has been improved with great rapidity. There are now in operation upon it, 2 grist mills, 5 saw mills, 1 large tub and pail factory, which occupies a building 40 by 60 feet, and 3 stories high, 2 cabinet and chair manufactories, 2 sash and blind establishments, 1 large iron foundry, 1 brewery? and there is also an extensive pottery which turns out large quantities of the best kind of ware, pronounced, by those who are conversant with such matters, equal to the best Ohio stone ware—and the clay of which it is made is found in the immediate vicinity in inexhaustible quantities. The place contains 4 taverns, and the usual number of shops and stores. Hon. Curtis Heed commenced the settlement of the place in July, 1849, and has since been the leading spirit of the place. A plank road connects this place with Appleton and Grand Kaukauna; and one is also in progress of construction to Manitowoc, on Lake Michigan, and will be completed during the present season. The State Improvement and U. S. Land Offices are located here; and an appropriation of $5,000 has been made by Congress for the construction of a light house. A daily line of steam boats connect with Fond du Lac, and the Fox and Wolf rivers.
Meeme, Tovm, in Manitowoc county.
Menomonee Falls, P. 0., in Waukesha county.
Mentor, P. 0., in Sheboygan county.
Mentor, P. 0., in Waukesha county.
Mishcott, P. 0., in Manitowoc county.
Monticello, Town, in Lafayette county.
Muscle, Lake and River, are on the western head waters of the Wisconsin, in Marathon county.
Muskego Centre, P. 0., in town of Muskego, Waukesha county.
Mukwa, P. V. A C JT., on Wolf river, in Waupacca county.
Neenah, P. V., is situated at the outlet of Lake Winnebago, opposite Menasha, on the south side of the south channel. The property was first purchased from the Government by Harrison Eeed in 1846. There are now 3 large flouring mills, 2 saw mills, 1 sash and blind manufactory, 1 cabinet shop, 1 planing mill, and an immense hydraulic power yet unoccupied. Some think that time will ultimately connect the two villages of Menasha and Neenah, including the large island between, in one large city, possessing advantages of location and water power rarely equalled.
New Diggings, Town, in Lafayette county.
New Holstein, P. 0., in town of same name, in Calumet county.
Newton, Town, in Manitowoc county.
North JanesVille, P. 0., in town of Janesville, Rock county, town 3 N., of range 12 E.
Oakland, P. 0., in town of same name, in Jefferson county.
Oneonta, P. 0., in Sauk county.
Orin, P. O.j in Richland county, *
Onion River, P. (9., in Sheboygan county.
Owascus, P. 0., in Fond du Lac county.
Pittsfield, Town, in Brown county.
Springville, P. 0., in Fond du Lac county.
Turkey Grove, P. ()., on section 31, town 5, of range 6, 28 miles from Madison, Dane county.
Wisconsin Emigrant Agency. For the purpose of promoting emigration to the State, an Emigration Agency has been established, the officers of which are paid by the State, and are interested only to point out the various industrial resources of "Wisconsin, its adaption to mercantile and mechanical pursuits—the best location where either wild, government, or improved lands can be procured—and such other general and useful information as is needed by the emigrant. The office of the Agency is at 89, Greenwich Street, New York, The following named gentlemen are connected with this Agency, either of whom will give, free of cost or charge, impartial and reliable informntion, both verbal and documentary, to all wishing to inquire in regard to the State:
Herman Haertel, Commissioner.
John H. Byrne, Assistant Commissioner.
Thomas J. Townsend, Travelling Agent.