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Wau-bun

the "early day" in the North-west

by Kinzie, John H. Mrs.

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Published by Rand, McNally & company in Chicago, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Old,
  • Fort Winnebago (Portage, Wis.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin,
    • Northwest, Old -- Description and travel,
    • Fort Winnebago (Portage, Wis.),
    • Illinois -- Description and travel,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History,
    • Illinois -- Description and travel,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mrs. John H. Kinzie. Edited with notes and introduction, by Eleanor Kinzie Gordon.
      ContributionsGordon, Eleanor Lytle Kinzie, 1835-1917, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF484.3 .K55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii. 15-393, a-j p.
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6329047M
      LC Control Number35029228
      OCLC/WorldCa3485988

      The lady very obligingly Wau-bun book one from a large smoked skin, which she produced from its receptacle, and mother Wau-bun book son took their leave, with a smiling but rather a scared look. It was a work of time, for the ice had frozen to several inches in thickness during the last bitter night. The wind was sweeping down from the north in a perfect hurricane. Even the vainglorious Plante, who piqued himself on his equestrian skill, was once or twice nearly unhorsed, from having chosen his road badly. Kinzie Juliette was the wife of an Indian Agent to the Winnebagos in the early s.

      We were so well wrapped up in blankets that we did not suffer from cold Wau-bun book within the tent, but the open air was severe in the extreme. She was a woman of a vast deal of energy and enterprise—of a tall and commanding figure, and most dignified deportment. We found his cabin occupied by Indians and travellers--the latter few, the former numerous. Our tent was among the trees not far from the river.

      What would become of us should we fail to do so? All who have enjoyed the happiness of his acquaintance, or still more, a sojourn under his hospitable roof, Wau-bun book carry with them, to their latest hour, the impression of his noble bearing, his genial humor, his untiring benevolence, his upright, uncompromising adherence to principle, his Wau-bun book philanthropy, his noble disinterestedness. The housekeeper, who was the wife of one of the miners, prepared us a plain, comfortable dinner, and a table as long as the dimensions of the cabin would admit was set out, the end nearest the fire being covered with somewhat nicer furniture and more delicate fare than the remaining portion. It was upon a beautiful stream, a tributary of one of the Four Lakes,[14] that chain whose banks are unrivalled for romantic loveliness. This route being so much out of our direct course that we could not hope to accomplish it in less than six days, it was necessary to prepare accordingly. Every spot was solitary and deserted; not even the trace of a recent fire, to cheer us with the hope of human beings within miles of us.


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I feel pretty sure that the young man is right. They had succeeded in carrying him away, and crossing the river with him. A fine, well-cultivated garden extended to the north of the dwelling, and surrounding it were various buildings appertaining to the establishment--dairy, bake-house, lodging-house for the Frenchmen, and stables.

It was Wau-bun book me by the Americans, and I have long worn it, in Wau-bun book of our mutual friendship. The particulars of the loss of this little brother Wau-bun book these. It was all in vain; no Johnny Kinzie could be found.

They Wau-bun book been erected inunder the supervision of Captain Hezekiah Bradley, and there was a story current that, such was his patriotic regard for the interests of the Government, he obliged the soldiers to fashion wooden pins, instead of spikes and nails, to fasten the timbers of the buildings, and that he even called on the junior officers to aid in their construction along with the soldiers, whose business it was.

The rainy and gusty weather, so incident to the equinoctial season, overtook us again before we reached the mouth of Green Bay, and kept us company until the night of our arrival upon the flats, about three miles below the settlement.

She was evidently awestruck at the sight of visitors, and seemed inclined to take her departure at once; but the boy, not so easily intimidated, would not understand her signs and pinches until he had sidled up to Mrs.

The lady very obligingly cut one from a large smoked skin, which she produced from its receptacle, and mother and son took their leave, with a smiling but rather a scared look. The ride was as gloomy and desolate as could well be imagined.

He would fain have made a halt to kindle a fire and dry my apparel and wardrobe properly, but this I would not listen to. When we reached Chicago, he took us to a little tavern at the forks of the river.

March 15th. Beyond the parade-ground, which extended south of the pickets, were the company gardens, well filled with currant-bushes and young fruit-trees. Near starvation? Hamilton hesitated to present himself before me, being unwilling that one who had been acquainted with his family at the East should see him in his present mode of life.

She also provides detailed portraits of individual native Americans, voyageurs, fur traders, missionaries, pioneers, soldiers, and African Americans who impressed her positively or negatively.

This is the real deal; a woman who lived on what was then the Western frontier telling it how it was. At the age of ten or eleven years he was placed at school with two of his half-brothers at Williamsburg, L.

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Like the poet, they seemed born to their vocation. We were so well wrapped up in blankets that we did not suffer from cold while within the tent, but the open air was severe in the extreme.

Two immense Wau-bun book stood in the rear of the building, one of which still remains Wau-bun book an ancient landmark.

I Wau-bun book contrived, with my husband's aid, to disembarrass myself of them; and, having seen me comfortably disposed of, and in a fair way to be thawed after my freezing ride, he left me, to see after his men and horses.

We had long been aware that our Wau-bun book of provisions was insufficient for another day, and here we were--nobody knew where--in the midst of woods and prairies--certainly far from any human habitation, with barely enough food for a slender evening's meal.

Refreshed and invigorated, we looked forward with pleasure to a recommencement of our journey, confident of meeting no more mishaps by the way.Juliette Kinzie, born Juliette August Magill, was a keen observer of everything around her.

She wrote Wau-bun as a narrative of the significant years between andduring which time her husband, John Kinzie—the Indian agent for the Winnebago people—disbursed the annuity payments for the lands relinquished in treaties with the Winnebago in Wisconsin.

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