Fort Wayne, Indiana records, 1794-1825

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Fort Wayne, Indiana records, 1794-1825

Fort Wayne, Indiana records, 1794-1825

Microfilmed selections of papers relating Detroit, Michigan history and the Northwest Territory.

1 linear ft. (2 microfilm reels)

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Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...

Navarre, Francis, 1763-1826

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Farmer, judge of Wayne County, Mich., army officer, Lt. Col. of the River Raisin Militia, he left Detroit to found Frenchtown, later Monroe, Mich., in 1780. He married and had 12 children. For further information see the History of Monroe County, Mich. by Bulkley and the Francis Navarre Genealogy in the Pageant of Historic Monroe by Hanley. From the description of Papers, 1792-1899. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 37571823 Born in Detroit, Mich in 1763; boug...

Askin, John, 1739-1815

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Early Detroit, Michigan, merchant. From the description of John Askin letter, January 15, 1799. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422243 Born in Strabane, near Belfast, Ireland, in 1739, John Askin came to America during the French & Indian War, serving in the British Army at Ticonderoga in 1758. He came to the Northwest Territory during Pontiac's war. In 1796 he declared his wish to remain a British subject and left Detroit in 1802. He settled...

Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Rhea, James T.

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Captain in the U.S. Army. Lieutenant in the levies of 1791; Ensign, 11th Infantry, January 8, 1799; 2nd Lieutenant, March 3, 1799; transferred to 1st Infantry, April 1, 1800; 1st lieutenant, June 15, 1800; Captain, July 29, 1807; resigned December 21, 1812. (from Heitman) (blue index cards) From the description of James Rhea orderly book, 1810-1813. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320814313 ...

Sibley, Solomon, 1769-1846

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Solomon Sibley was born in Sutton Massachusetts on October 7, 1769. He studied law and began his practice in Marietta, Ohio in 1795. He moved to Cincinnati a year later, and came to Detroit in 1797. Sibley was elected to the first legislature of the Northwest Territory in 1797. He became a delegate to Congress from the Territory of Michigan, 1920-1823 and served as a judge of the Supreme Court of Michigan until 1836. Solomon Sibley died in Detroit on April 4, 1846. From the descripti...

Woodbridge, William, 1780-1861

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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...

Larned, Charles, 1791-1834

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Born in Pittsfield, Mass., Dec.28,1791; graduated from Williams College, 1806; studied law in Kentucky with Henry Clay, 1808; was active in War of 1812; Appointed brigadier general by President Adams; settled in Detroit and became prominent lawyer; judge of Probate Court, 1830; as attorney general of Michigan Territory, had large part in framing military end educational law; died from the cholera in Detroit, Aug.13, 1834. (from Burton. City of Detroit,II,1148. ; Learned Genealogy, p. 210.) (blue...

Henry, James, 1817-1812.

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James Henry was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on March 13, 1771. He went into business in 1795, entering into agency with James O'Hara, an army contractor. Henry began a business of his own in 1798. When the contract was taken over by Ed. Thompson of Philadelphia, Penn., Henry went to work for Thompson. He established a tannery in Detroit in 1798 with General John Wilkins as a partner. Henry was appointed justice of the peace in 1798; supervisor of roads in 1801; overseer of the poor, 1802; ju...

Whipple, John, d. 1837

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Came to Michigan, 1796; was ensign in U.S. Army, 1797; 1st lieutn., 1799; captain, 1803; resigned Jan. 1807; associate judge of Northwestern Territory District Court, 1809; proprietor of Mansion House, 1818-1824; Register of deeds, 1826-30; keeper of lighthouse at La Paysance Bay, 1830; died in Monroe County, about Jun. 5, 1837. (from Mich. Pion. v.34, p.728; v.37, p.472.) (blue index cards) From the description of John Whipple papers, 1802-1820 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Hull, William, 1753-1825

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William Hull (1753-1825) was a lawyer and a soldier. He served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards in the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of Brigadier-General. In 1805 he was appointed Governor of the Michigan Territory. In 1812 he was court-martialed and cashiered from the Army because of the failure of his campaign into Canada against the British. Hull succeeded William Wetmore as a trustee of the New England Mississippi Land Company, one of the "Yazoo" companies. The Yazoo companies ...

Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803

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Soldier. From the description of Papers of John Francis Hamtramck, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132137 John Hamtramck was a Pittsburgh, PA glass manufacturer. From the description of Papers, 1799-1800. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 147437758 Col. Hammtramck was an officer in the United States Army during the American Revolution until his death in 1803. From the description of Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803 1796-1798 ...

Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837

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United States Army officer; born in Norwich, Connecticut and died in Franklin, Missouri. Entered the Continental Army in 1775 and served in the Western Army at Detroit, Fort Mackinaw, Fort Adams, New Orleans, and elsewhere. From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1764-1891. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476053212 U.S. Army officer. From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980...

Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...