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Adrian in 1839 arrival of Evans beautiful Black Hawk Blissfield boundary Brownville built at Adrian celebration Centennial anniversary Chippewa citizens City of Adrian comfort Congress county of Lenawee county or town county seat Court House Darius Comstock Detroit east Eighth reg enterprise Evans & Brown Evans and Brown forest Governor grist mill HISTORICAL ORATION homes immigration incident Joseph W Kalamazoo Lake Erie Lake Michigan land large numbers Legislative Council letter log house Michigan Southern miles Ohio older portions organized plat Port Lawrence post-office was established Pottawatomie tribe present township proprietors prosperity of Adrian railroad Raisin regiment removed to Adrian rence road run by horse saw mill Schenectady school house secured settlement southern portion speedily stone Territory of Michigan three families to-day Toledo took tract trip to Monroe Union United vicinity village of Adrian village of Tecumseh water power white inhabitant wild wilderness Wing York
Page 21 - lying north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake
Page 3 - and that a copy of said sketch may be .filed, in print or in manuscript, in the Clerk's office of said county, and an -additional copy, in print or manuscript, be filed in the office of the Librarian of Congress, to the intent that a complete record may thus be obtained of the progress of our institutions during the first centennial of their existence.
Page 3 - to the people of the several States, that they assemble in their several counties or towns on the approaching Centennial anniversary of our National Independence, and that they cause to
Page 3 - to the intent that a complete record may thus be obtained of the progress of our institutions during the first centennial of their existence.
Page 3 - delivered on such a day an historical sketch of said ^county or town from its foundation, and that a copy of said sketch
Page 21 - and should be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and State government.
Page 14 - cents. It should be remarked that the carrying of the mail was not expensive, as the postmaster took advantage of the ox teams that made regular trips to Monroe, and so obtained the mail about every week, as a trip to Monroe and back could be performed in about five days when they had good luck.
Page 13 - The same year a post-office was established in Adrian, AJ Comstock, P. M. The conditions of establishing the office were that the contractor should take the net revenue of the office for transporting the mail from Adrian to Monroe. The whole receipts of the first quarter, ending March 31, 1829,
Page 13 - The Legislative Council have organized three new counties, this winter, and in none of them was there a white inhabitant in the year 1823, and in ours not till June, 1824. This is the youngest and smallest of the three, and we have more than 600 inhabitants.