George Henry Cannon papers 1833-1915


George Henry Cannon papers 1833-1915

Surveyor of lands in northern Michigan and in the Upper Peninsula; Macomb County land speculator; journal of his surveying expedition along the shores of Lake Superior, letters received, historical essays, family materials.

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