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Territorial Government

The settlement in Wisconsin at the organization of the Territorial Government will be shown by the following statement of the number of votes given at the first election under the organic law, in 1836:

Brown County - Green Bay, 118; Howard, 32; Mason, (Depere,) 34; Sheboygan, 36; Menomonee River, 15; Little Butte des Morts, 9; Manitowoc, 20; Portage of Fox and Wisconsin, 61.- 325.

Crawford Comity - Prairie du Chien, 68. - 68.

Iowa County - Elk Grove, 28; Yan Buren, (Potosi,) 97; Diamond Inn, 35; New Diggings, 77; Platteville, 90; White Oak Springs, 106; Hamilton, (Wiota,) 64; Hardscrabble, (Hazel Green,) 48; Wingville, 57; Gratiot's Grove, (Shullsburg,) 43; Mineral Point, 226; Menomonee, (Jamestown,) 24; New Mexico, (Monroe,) 47; Cassville, 150; Paris, 12; Belmont, 76; Bois Prairie, (Lancaster,) 18; Dodgeville, 90.- 1288.

Milwaukee County- Pike River, (near Kenosha,) 108; Milwaukee, 449; Louis Vieux, (Waukesha,) 60; Moses Smith's, (Rochester,) 13; Racine, 92; Rock River, (Watertown,) 23; Upper Fox River, (Waterford,) 25.- 781. Total, 2,462.

 

 

Source: Wisconsin Gazetteer,  By John Warren Hunt. Madison: Beriah Brown, Printer, 1853

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