Abbott family papers, 1780-1877.
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James Abbott (1744-1800) was an early English merchant in Detroit. In 1780 he received large grants of land on the Detroit River and Lake St. Claire from the Chippewa and Pottawatomie Indians. He married Mary Barkle of Philadelphia and they had six children. From the description of Abbott family papers, 1780-1877. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 56889813 ...
Woodbridge was born in Conn. on Aug. 20, 1780. He served in several high Ohio political positions before moving to Michigan. Woodbridge served as Secretary and Acting Governor of the Territory of Michigan, 1812-1828; Collector of Customs at Detroit, 1814- ; Michigan Territory's first delegate in Congress, 1819-1820; Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court, 1828-1832; Delegate from the 1st District (Detroit) to the Constitutional Convention of 1835; Senator from the 1st District, 1838-1839; Gove...