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1834 diary

@ Wisconsin Historical Society


In 1834, Episcopal bishop Jackson Kemper undertook a trip to Wisconsin to report on the school founded by Rev. Richard Cadle for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Kemper provides a comprehensive account of his journey to Green Bay and the sometimes deplorable conditions of the children enrolled in the missionary school. The diary was written in pencil in small notebooks; to read it, you'll want to click "Page & Text" to have the original handwritten pages and a typed version open on your screen at the same time. It's also long and documents a wealth of subjects, so you may want to use the Search box at the upper left of the document viewer to find passages of interest
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