Monias Observed

Featured Image: “A Prairie Hunter of the Olden Time,” and “Prairie Hunters of the Present Time,” New York NY Harper’s Weekly 2, 80 (10 July 1858), 457.

“From the Commercial Advertiser,” Stanstead Lower Canada [QC] British Colonist and Saint Francis Gazette (15 September 1825), 1.




“Minnesota Items,” New York NY Daily Tribune (1 August 1851), 3.

the elephant

Henry Doolittle, letter, “News from the Emigrating Company which started last Spring, from St. Paul to Oregon, by the Northern Route,” New York NY Herald, morning edition (14 April 1852), 3, from the Minnesota Democrat (3 March 1852).

hy doolittle

Robert Kennicott, cartes de visite, photographed in Red River garb, possibly Autumn 1857 at the Settlement while collecting specimens for the museum of Northwestern University, Evanston IL.

visiting card, naturalist Rbt Kennicottr kennicott

“Buffalo Hunt!” St. Cloud, Stearns County, MN Visiter [sic] (20 May 1858), 2.

buffalo hunt

“Ho! For the Frazer River,” St. Cloud MN Democrat (5 August 1858), 3.

Ho for the Frazer

Note, St. Cloud MN Visiter [sic] (27 May 1858), 3.

St Cloud visiter 1858

“Dog Sled,” St. Cloud MN Democrat (9 December 1858), 3.

dog sled

Note, St. Cloud MN Democrat., (19 May 1859), 2.

St. Cloud Democrat., May 19, 1859

Red Wing M.T. [MI] Sentinel (2 July 1859), 6, from the Toronto Globe..

newspaper at selkirk

“The Northernmost Paper,” Grand Haven MI Grand Haven News (22 June 1859), 1; identical article printed in Hillsborough [Hillsboro] OH Highland Weekly News (11 August 1859), 1.

Grand Haven news., June 22, 1859

‘Correspondent for the St. Cloud Democrat,’ “Col. Nobles Expedition,” St. Cloud MN Democrat (28 July 1859), 3.

11 July 1859 St Cloud

“Information Wanted,” St. Cloud MN Democrat (26 January 186o), 1.

information wanted

New Orleans LA Daily True Delta (28 September 1860), 1.