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St. Clair County Michigan (Paperback) Loot Price: R494
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St. Clair County Michigan (Paperback): William Lee Jenks
St. Clair County Michigan (Paperback): William Lee Jenks

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William Lee Jenks

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...the name of the river in Scotland upon which he had lived as a boy. In 1827 he sold to Wadhams, who maintained the mill for many years. In 1835 a post office was established there with the name Clyde Mills, and Mr. Wadhams as postmaster. It is said that Mr. Wadhams was very fond of the name, and greatly disappointed when through the organization of new townships, the name Clyde was finally attached to a township in which neither he, nor his mill or post office was located. Owing to Black river running through the center of this township, thus making all the timber available, much of this land within the township was taken up at an early date. It was not surveyed until 1823 but some years before that Ignace Morass had built a sawmill upon section 17, near the junction of Mill creek, with Black river, using the timber near from the government land. When the land was put on sale in 1824, Morass bought the west half of the section upon which his mill stood. There was no swamp land in this township and it was largely taken up by 1836. Excluding section 16, which was reserved as school land, by the end of 1836 more than nine-tenths of the entire township had been purchased from the government. Much of this was by speculators, but settlers came in with some rapidity as lumbering operations began with Morass and the Smart mill at Wadhams was built in 1825. By 1840 there were the following actual occupants in the township: Section 3, James Gardner, Allen Atkins, Solomon Kingsley; sections 6-7, Ai Beard; section 9, John H. Westbrook; section 12, Harod Kinney, R. B. Kellogg; section 13, John R. Jones, Joel Perkins, Norman R. Smith; section 17, James Abbott, mill; section 24, James S. Vincent; section 25, Augustus Allen, Isaac Pulcifer, Richard Bean; section...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: William Lee Jenks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 246
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-06426-4
Barcode: 9781151064264
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-06426-2

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