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Michigan -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

P. Rothwell Crook diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323328]
Identifier: MSS SC 2415
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary describing a trip from Liverpool, England through various parts of the United States from 16 Aug. to 27 Oct. 1872. Crook visited numerous places in New York State, Canada, Illinois, and Michigan. He also visited Salt Lake City, Utah and gave a destription of that city and the Mormons living there in entries roughly 1500 words in length.

Dates: 1872