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A Small Bit of Bread and Butter: Letters from the Dakota Territory 1832-1869

Riggs, Maida Leonard
This edited collection of letters, written by pioneer missionary Mary Ann Clark Longely Riggs to her family, presents an account of life in the territory and state of Minnesota from 1837 t o1862. Grouped chronologically, the letters report on her journey west from Massachusetts, her time at the Lac Qui Parle Mission and the Mission at Traverse des Sioux, and her experiences following the 1862 Sioux Uprising.
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Lac Qui Parle and the Dakota Mission

Willand , John
Based primarily on manuscripts in the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, this publication presents the story of Dakota Mission work in southern Minnesota during the nineteenth century. The author reports in detail on the formation, establishment, and decline of the Dakota Mission, with much attention paid to the backgrounds and personalities of the individuals involved. The mission at Lac Qui Parle is emphasized, with chapters addressing the building of the station and its domestic life. A bibliography and chronology of events are appended.
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Overall Plan: Lac Qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District In Parts of Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, and Yellow Medicine Counties

Lac Qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District
This overall plan was designed to provide a basis for the conservation, preservation, and development of water resources in the Lac Qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District. The plan includes a description of the district (e.g., location, geology, and sub-watersheds), district objectives, watershed problems and plans for solution (e.g., flood control, drainage, and water quality), and the policy under which works of improvement are pursued. Various maps are appended.
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