They did not find them, till their return, when they discovered a Menomonie encampment on the upper part of the Prairie.
It is drained by the headwaters and tributaries of Rush and Menomonie rivers.
The latter article had been requested of her by a young Menomonie, and refused.
The next year two Menomonie women were taken and put to death by the Chippewas: such is the Indian law of retaliation.
The Foxes had killed a young Menomonie hunter, near the mouth of the Wisconsin, and cut off his head.
He built the first saw mill north of the Wisconsin river, on the Menomonie river.
Next year his official duties called him to the Menomonie and Chippewa valleys.
In 1842 he came to Menomonie Mills, Wisconsin, and engaged in lumbering until 1846.
This Indian said that he had obtained this knowledge from a Menomonie chief.
It is drained by the waters of Willow and Menomonie rivers, and was originally covered with pine and hardwood timber.