Excerpt from State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Twenty-Seventh Annual Report, Submitted to the Annual Meeting, January 3, 1881, Gen. Simeon Mills in the Chair When the Catlin gift of 610 acres of Texas land, and the Tay lor bequest of shall become available, they will aid very materially in rendering this Fund the perpetual blessing it is des tined to prove to this Society, and its noble Library. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.