The Firelands Pioneer Volume 16-19

The Firelands Pioneer Volume 16-19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...of the fortifications of the mound builders across what is now Main street. I move that a committee of three be appointed by this Society, consisting of our president. Mr. Gallup, Judge Wickham and Dr. Sheldon, all of whom are active members of the Firelands Society and all prominently identified with the history of the town and familiar with it, to prepare a report placing in enduring form as nearly as possible the exact locality of all important events and places. The motion was seconded and unanimously carried. Dr. Weeks then exhibited a uniform worn in a militia company before the war. It was sixty years old and was worn by a resident of Clarksfield..Ir. Volney Fay: I want to say just a few words. I will go back to the time when sixty years ago in the old Latimer store was the post office. During the years I was attending school in the seminary. I was a deputy under the grand old postmaster. Mr. Mallory. All the mails that went to Chicago, to Pmffaio. came through here on public stage coaches. Sometimes the stages would be belated, and the mails would be frozen. covered with ice and snow. It is a pleasure for me to think of the boyhood reminiscences here. I went away from here in '80. Mr. Sheldon: I move that a vote of thanks be tendered to the Methodist people for the use of their church. The motion was seconded and unanimously carried. Mr. Sheldon: I wish to move that this Society not only appreciate but delight to give a vote of thanks of their appreciation to the very able speakers who have been before us this afternoon. 'l'hc motion was seconded and unanimously carried. Judge V-'ildman: I move that we extend a vote of thanks to the donors of the photographs. articles and documents that were presented to the Society. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806530
  • 9781236806536