Ancestry.com. Margaret Fuller, Summer on the Great Lakes [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data:
Library of Congress. Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910. [database on-line] Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1999. Ossoli, Sarah Margaret Fuller. Summer on the Lakes, in 1843. Boston: C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1844.
Men were not the only persons to explorer, settle and then write about the new territories of the Mid-West. In this database, Margaret Fuller, writer, editor, critic and social reformer, recounts her travels to the Great Lakes region in 1843. Researchers will find descriptions of the area through which she travels, stories and legends of the region, and allegorical dialogues she wrote along the way. For those wishing a better understanding of the Mid-West in the 1840s, this can provide interesting and delightful information regarding the area.