Dousman, Talbot C. Papers

Title: Dousman, Talbot C. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-0301

Inclusive Dates: 1856

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Talbot Dousman was born in Mackinaw, MI, in 1816.  In June, 1835, he moved to Milwaukee, where he built a warehouse and was engaged in the forwarding and lumber business.   He moved to Waukesha County, and in 1838, built the first frame barn within the county limits.  His 400-acre farm “Ingleside” was a flourishing operation.

Scope and Content: The collection includes reports and congressional bills related to Dousman’s land claims in northern Wisconsin.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English