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to allay his fears by saying, “ Don't be afraid, Sir !—it's only an ’arthquake !!” Hence it may be expected that some towns are not as fully noticed in this work as their importance would seeni to deserve; and others even entirely omitted.

It is proper to add here, that the Author has made free use of such publications as he could find, containing anything to suit his purpose—whether in books, magazines, or newspapers; but has been careful to admit nothing unless entitled to the fullest credit.

MILWAUKEE, May, 1846.

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