Minutes, 10 March 1844

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duced any thing by their pretended labor, and thus eating up all that the dilligent and honest could produce by their unceasing application to labor, & we have not yet got entirely clear of such like persons. But under all these mighty clogs and hindrances we have been able to accomplish and have in progress, so that we can deliver in about one Million feet of Lumber by the last of July next, which will be a great deal more than what is necessary to build the and , besides all this we have made valuable improvements here, all the result of much labor done under trying circumstances.
We have recently ascertained that the land from the falls of Black River to its sources is the property of the Menomanee Indians, and the Genl. government having urged [p. [3]]
duced any thing by their pretended labor, and thus eating up all that the dilligent and honest could produce by their unceasing application to labor, & we have not yet got entirely clear of such like persons. But under all these mighty clogs and hindrances we have been able to accomplish and have in progress, so that we can deliver in about one Million feet of Lumber by the last of July next, which will be a great deal more than what is necessary to build the and , besides all this we have made valuable improvements here, all the result of much labor done under trying circumstances.
We have recently ascertained that the land from the falls of Black River to its sources is the property of the Menomanee Indians, and the Genl. government having urged [p. [3]]
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