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They've caught the fellow Porteous; he was trying to steal across to Detroit.

" DETROIT ARTIST'S NARROW ESCAPE Lawrence Stern Stevens, an artist of Detroit, narrowly escaped death near Aix-la-Chapelle at the hands of a crazed German lieutenant, by whom he was suspected of being a spy.

" DETROIT ARTIST'S NARROW ESCAPE Lawrence Stern Stevens, an artist of Detroit, narrowly escaped death near Aix-la-Chapelle at the hands of a crazed German lieutenant, by whom he was suspected of being a spy.

Canada was then divided into the Upper and Lower Provinces, the former extending westward from Montreal, along the shores of the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario, to Lake Huron and the Detroit River.

With these forces, he marched to Detroit, through an almost trackless wilderness.

On July 12, 1812, Hull crossed the Detroit River with his whole force and encamped at some unfinished works at Sandwich, preparatory to an attack on Fort Malden near the present Amherstburg.

He also learned that Fort Dearborn at Chicago was invested, while a detachment under Major Van Horne, sent down to the West side of the Detroit River to escort a supply train from Ohio, was attacked by the British and Indians, and after a sharp fight defeated.

Hull decided to retreat to Detroit.

Sullenly the army crossed the river, and on the morning of the 8th of August encamped under the shelter of Fort Detroit.

Aware of the character of Hull, he prepared for the conquest of Detroit.

On the 14th, he planted batteries at Sandwich, opposite the fortress of Detroit and demanded its surrender, stating that otherwise he should be unable to restrain the fury of the savages.

The surrender included, beside the troops at Detroit, the detachments under Cass and McArthur, and the party under Captain Brush at the river Raisin.

The disgraceful surrender of Detroit, excited universal indignation throughout the country.

They were kindly received and afterward sent as prisoners to Detroit, where they were finally exchanged.

After passing through many trying scenes and ordeals, she was finally taken to Detroit and subsequently joined her husband.

In the following spring, they were principally collected at Detroit and ransomed.

The great mass of Indians, ever ready to join the successful party, were flocking to the British; but by the spirited exertion of the governors of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, three thousand volunteers were quickly raised and placed under command of General W.H. Harrison, for the purpose of subduing the Indians and regaining what was lost at Detroit.

The government resolved to retrieve the disaster at Detroit, by an invasion of Canada on the Niagara frontier.

This armistice enabled Brock to concentrate forces at Detroit and compel Hull to surrender.

So it happened that Jack the next morning announced in arbitrary way to his mother that they were going to Detroit.

The steamers which ply between Detroit and Port Huron and Sarnia are big and sumptuous, and upon them one sits under awnings in midsummer, and if knowing, takes much delight in the wonderful scenery passed.

So Jack, the man who had fallen in love, and his gray-haired sweetheart were vastly content as the steamer bore them toward Detroit.

On the way down the son told the mother of how in Detroit, way back in the sixties, he had seen for the first time a theatrical performance.

The great organ comes from Detroit.

One or more organized societies have sprung up in New York, Chicago, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Detroit, Toledo, Milwaukee, Madison, Scranton, Peoria, Atlanta, Toronto, and nearly every other centre of population, besides a large and growing number of receivers of the faith among the members of all the churches and non-church-going people.

The organ, made by Farrand & Votey in Detroit, at a cost of eleven thousand dollars, is the gift of a wealthy Universalist gentleman, but was not ready for the opening.

The last he had received in Detroit a month before, and it was strangely cold, and quite unusual.

Thomas L. Nelson Worcester Jan. 10, 1879 Michigan: Eastern District Henry H. Swan Detroit 1890 Western " Henry F. Severens Kalamazoo May 25, 1886 Minnesota William Lochren Minneapolis 1896 Mississippi (Two Districts)

Born at Birmingham, Eng., Aug. 20, 1881; brought to the United States 1891; educated in grammar and high schools of Detroit, Mich.

Connected with the Detroit Free Press since 1895; syndicates a daily poem in several hundred newspapers.

To the Senate of the United States: The posts of Detroit and Mackinac having been originally intended by the Governments which established and held them as mere depots for commerce with the Indians, very small cessions of land around them were obtained or asked from the native proprietors, and these posts depended for protection on the strength of their garrisons.

The treaty for this purpose entered into with the Ottoways, Chippeways, Wyandots, and Pottawattamies at Detroit on the 17th of November last is now transmitted to the Senate, and I ask their advice and consent as to its ratification.

To the House of Representatives of the United States: The posts of Detroit and Mackinac having been originally intended by the Governments which established and held them as mere depots for commerce with the Indians, very small cessions of land around them were obtained or asked from the native proprietors, and these posts depended for protection on the strength of their garrisons.

By a treaty concluded at Detroit on the 17th of November last with the Ottoways, Chippeways, Wyandots, and Pattawatimas so much of this country has been obtained as extends from about Saguina Bay southwardly to the Miami of the Lakes, supposed to contain upward of 5,000,000 acres, with a prospect of obtaining for the present a breadth of 2 miles for a communication from the Miami to the Connecticut Reserve.

On the other hand, the movements of the American Army have been followed by the reduction of York, and of Forts George, Erie, and Maiden; by the recovery of Detroit and the extinction of the Indian war in the West, and by the occupancy or command of a large portion of Upper Canada.

The deplorable situation of the savages thrown by the same event on the mercy and humanity of the American commander at Detroit drew from the same source the means of saving them from perishing by famine, and in other places the appeals made by the wants and sufferings of that unhappy description of people have been equally imperious.

The fugitives found ready helpers in Elmira, Rochester, Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Gallipolis, Portsmouth, Akron, and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Detroit, Michigan.

About the same time eighty-four members of the African Baptist church of Detroit crossed into Canada.

Fannie Richards, still a teacher at Detroit, Michigan, is another example of the professional Negro equipped for service in the Northwest before the Rebellion.

Detroit, Mackinac, and other posts were taken and retaken; in fact, there never was peace in that land till after the naval victory of Perry in 1813, when the command of the Lakes passed to the Americans.

It is connected with Lake Huron by the St. Clair River and Lake, a shallow expanse of water, twenty miles wide, and by Detroit River.

New York, 1,377,424 Charleston, 56,430 Boston, 447,966 Detroit, 57,707 Bath, 189,932 New Bedford, 152,799 Baltimore, 191,618 New Orleans, 173,167 Providence, 15,152 Cleveland, 63,361 Philadelphia, 211,380 Chicago, 67,316 Buffalo, 100,226 Milwaukie, 22,339

The copper is smelted in Detroit, Cleveland, and Boston.

In 1859, 3,000 tons were landed in Detroit, producing from 60 to 70 per cent of ingot copper, being among the purest ores in the world.

At the Sault they are taken in the rapids with dip-nets, by the Chippewas who live in that vicinity, and are of very fine flavor; those of Detroit River and the Straits of Mackinac are also very good; but when you go south, into Lake Erie or Michigan, the quality of the fish deteriorates.

CHAPTER V. Set out on the expedition to the north-westRemain a few weeks at New YorkVisit Niagara Falls, and reach Detroit in the first steamerPreparations for a new style of travelingCorrespondentsGeneral sketch of the route pursued by the expedition, and its resultsReturn to Albany, and publish my narrativeJournal of itPreparation for a scientific account of the observations.

Robert Irwin, Jr., Esq., M.C. of Detroit, writes on territorial affairs, growing out of the organization of a new county, on the St. Mary's, and in the basin of Lake Superior.

An eminent citizen of Detroit thus alludes to my recent bereavement: "We sympathize with you most sincerely, in the loss you have sustained.

Sailing vessels and steamboats from Detroit, Cleaveland, and Buffalo, occasionally glide by, and to this wide and magnificent view, as seen by daylight, by sunset, and by moonlight, the frequent displays of aurora borealis give an attraction of no ordinary force.

" Judge H. Chipman, of Detroit, says (Oct. 21st):

RetrospectUnited States Exploring Expedition to the South SeaHumanity of an IndianTrip to Detroit from the Icy StraitsIncidental action of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Historical Societies, and of the Montreal Natural History SocietyUnited States Exploring ExpeditionClimatologyLake vessels ill foundPoetic view of the IndianUnited States Exploring ExpeditionTheory of the interior worldNatural HistoryUnited States Exploring Expedition.

The executive of the territory writes from Detroit, February 22d: "We have understood that you have been elected a member of the legislative council, and there is a prevalent wish that this report may prove true.

My attention was now turned to Detroit: "You are elected," says a friend, "a member of the council.

I left the Sault this day, for Detroit, to attend the Legislative Council.

It was not until entering the St. Clair, and passing down beyond the chilling influences of Lake Huron, that spring began to show striking evidences of her rapid advances, and on reaching Detroit, the state of horticulture and fruit trees betokened a quite different and benign climate.

I accomplished my passage to Detroit I think on the 21st of May, being twenty-four days from St. Mary's, without counting the trip in that season one of unusual length, and without any serious mishaps, which is, perhaps, remarkable, as all our lake vessels are ill found, and I attribute more of success to good luck, or rather Providence, than to any amount of seamanlike precaution.

The value of a full beaver skin.] Shingabowossin (the Image Stone), Shewabeketon (the Jingling Metals), and Wayishkee (the First-born Son), the three principal chiefs of the Home Band, with seventy-one men, women and children, visited me to congratulate me on my safe return from Detroit.

The Penberthy is made by The Penberthy Injector Co., of Detroit, Mich., and the Metropolitan by The Hayden & Derby Mfg. Co., New York, N. Y. SIGHT FEED LUBRICATOR

Powell Co., Cincinnati, O., and for sale by any good jobbing house, and the Detroit Lubricator made by the Detroit Lubricator Co., of Detroit, Mich.

Powell Co., Cincinnati, O., and for sale by any good jobbing house, and the Detroit Lubricator made by the Detroit Lubricator Co., of Detroit, Mich.

Powell Co., Cincinnati, O., and for sale by any good jobbing house, and the Detroit Lubricator made by the Detroit Lubricator Co., of Detroit, Mich.

Either the Detroit or Powell people make as good an article of this kind as you can find anywhere, and can furnish you either the glass or metal body.

By it the King agreed to withdraw his troops from Oswego and Detroit and Mackinaw, which really belonged to us but were still occupied by the English.

The last-named article has been grown in considerable quantity about the river Detroit, near the head of the lake, and favoured, in a small remission of duty, by the British government, is sent to England, after having undergone an inland carriage, to Quebec, of 814 miles.

The Mohawks are placed high up the river Ouse, and the Hurons, from four to ten miles up the river Detroit.

" During these years a number of small unions were formed, some as far west as Detroit and Chicago, but in almost every case the union later became a coรถperative society.

As the day has passed dully, a cold rain preventing us from keeping out in the air, my thoughts have been dwelling on a story told when we were off Detroit, this morning, by a fellow passenger, and whose moral beauty touched me profoundly.

Some years ago, said Mrs. L., my father and mother stopped to dine at Detroit.

One daughter lives in Detroit and one in Chicago.

Major John Whistler had a large family of sons and daughters, among whom we may note particularly William, who became a colonel in the United States Army, and who died at Newport, Ky., in 1863; John, a lieutenant in the army, who died of wounds received in the battle of Maguago, near Detroit, in 1812; and George Washington, the subject of our sketch.

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Then he wrote me from Detroit that he couldn't get married because there was crazy people in his ancestors.

The Detroit Tigers.

Detroit murders.

Our regiment is in Detroit, Miss, and thank God we're going back there.

In the peace negotiations at the close of the contest he was jealously eager to restrict our boundaries to the line of the Alleghanies; while even during the concluding years of the war the Spanish soldiers on the upper Mississippi were regarded by the Americans in Illinois as a menace no less serious than the British troops at Detroit.

Showing Hamilton's route from Detroit to Vincennes; Clark's route from Redstone to the Illinois, and thence to Vincennes; Boon's trail, on the Wilderness Road to Kentucky; Robertson's trail to the settlement he founded on the Cumberland; the water route from the Watauga to Nashboro, that taken by the Adventure; the march of the backwoodsmen from the Sycamore Shoals to King's Mountain.

Detroit, Vincennes, St. Louis, and New Orleans, St. Augustine, San Antonio, Santa Fe, and San Francisco are cities that were built by Frenchmen or Spaniards; we did not found them, but conquered them.

One of these clusters, containing something like a third of the total population, was at the straits, around Detroit.

Henry Hamilton of Detroit, for instance (see Royal Gazette, July 15, 1780).

The British at Detroit would have been far more likely to have conquered the Spaniards at St. Louis; at any rate there is small probability that they would have been seriously troubled by the latter.

You may also expect that we shall not suffer a single Frenchman to accompany you to Detroit.

in Chief on leaving Detroit.

"But the advertisers are apparently scattered all over the worldChicago; Pittsburgh; Canton; Winnipeg; Albuquerque; Brooklyn; Tripoli; Greenville, Texas; Pueblo; Lawrence, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; Fall River; Detroit" "Here's one from Roxbury, Massachusetts, and another from Mexico City," remarked the clerk delightedly.

One son were in de big strike in de automobile plant in Detroit an' couldn' come to see me las' Chris'mus.

It was postmarked Detroit.

"Detroit to-day completed its first year as the world's largest 'dry' city.

At Detroit and Westward.

He now got a letter from father telling him that he had good news from a friend named Cornish who said that good land nearly clear of timber could be bought of the Government in Michigan Territory, some sixty or seventy miles beyond Detroit, and this being an opportunity to get land they needed with their small capital, they would start for that place as soon as the water-ways were thawed out, probably in April.

Starting, we reached Huron River to find it swollen and out of its bank, giving us much trouble to get across, the road along the bottom lands being partly covered with logs and rails, but once across we were in the town and when we enquired about the road around to Detroit, they said the country was all a swamp and 30 miles wide and in Spring impassible.

They called it the Maumee or Black Swamp, We were advised to go by water, when a steamboat came up the river bound for Detroit we put our wagons and horses on board, and camped on the lower deck ourselves.

We arrived in Detroit safely, and a few minutes answered to land our wagons and goods, when we rolled outward in a westerly direction.

They then went to the Detroit land office and secured the pieces they had chosen.

We crossed Lake Huron during the night, and through its outlet, so shallow that the wheels stirred up the mud from the bottom; then through Lake St. Clair and landed safety at Detroit next day.

Douglass was born free in Detroit in 1845.

I went on to Detroit and still live there with most of 10 children and 31 grandchildren.

His home is Detroit, Michigan).

JACKSON, 1, a prosperous manufacturing city (21) in Michigan, U.S.A., on the Grand River, 70 m. W. of Detroit; has various mills, iron-works, breweries, &c., and bituminous coal-mines on its outskirts.

BORROWERS A well-known but broken-down Detroit newspaper man, who had been a power in his day, approached an old friend the other day in the Pontchartrain Hotel and said: "What do you think?

"I can borrow more than that right here in Detroit.