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" ... covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step, and at the same time rising before and behind the person passing over. The margins of many of the lakes and streams are in a similar situation, and in many... "
EARLY HISTORY WITH BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE OFFICERS - Page 17
1888
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1848
...of which are composed of a marsh similar to those above described. The streams are generally narrow, and very deep compared with their width, the shores...marshes, by their being thinly covered with a sward grass, by walking on which evinced the existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under that....
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1848
...composed of a marsh similar to those above described. The streams are generally narrow, and very Jeep compared with their width, the shores and bottoms...marshes, by their being thinly covered with a sward grass, by walking on which evinced the existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under that....
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Business & Economics - 1848
...described. The streams are generally narrow, and very deep compared with their width, the •horee and bottoms of which are, with a very few exceptions,...marshes, by their being thinly covered with a sward grass, by walking on which evinced the existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under that....
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1848
...width, the shores and bottoms of which are, with a very few exceptions, swampy beyond description. «nd it is with the utmost difficulty that a place can...marshes, by their being thinly covered with a sward grass, by walking on which evinced the existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under that....
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PROCEEDINGS AT THE Laying of the Corner Stone OF THE NEW CAPITOL OF MICHIGAN.

1873
...of which are composed of a marsh similar to the above described. The streams are generally narrow, and very deep compared with their width, the shores...existence of water or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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Proceedings at the Laying of the Corner Stone of the New Capitol of Michigan ...

Michigan. Board of State Building Commissioners - American newspapers - 1873 - 135 pages
...are generally narrow, and very deep compared with their width, the shores and bottoms of which arc {with a very few exceptions) swampy beyond description;...existence of water or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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GENERAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

1873
...with the utmost difficulty that a place can be found over which horses can be conveyed in safety. " A circumstance peculiar to that country is exhibited...existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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General History of the State of Michigan: With Biographical Sketches ...

Michigan - 1874 - 735 pages
...with the utmost difficulty that a place can be found over which horses can be conveyed in safety. " A circumstance peculiar to that country is exhibited...existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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General History of the State of Michigan: With Biographical Sketches ...

Michigan - 1874 - 735 pages
...with the utmost difficulty that a place can be found over which horses can be conveyed in safety. " A circumstance peculiar to that country is exhibited...existence of water, or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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The Bean Creek Valley

James J. Hogaboam - Bean Creek (Mich. and Ohio) - 1876 - 140 pages
...is with the utmost difficulty that a place can be found over which horses can be conveyed in safety. A. circumstance peculiar to that country is exhibited...existence of water or a very thin mud immediately under their covering, which sinks from six to eighteen inches from the pressure of the foot at every step,...
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