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Book/Printed Material Gazetteer of the state of Michigan, in three parts. Containing a general view of the state, a description of the face of the country, soil, productions, public lands, internal improvements, commerce, government, climate, education, religious denomincations, population, antiquities, &c. &c., with a succinct history of the state, from the earliest period to the present time. Also a particular description of the counties, towns, villages, post offices, water courses, lakes, prairies, &c., alphabetically arranged. With an appendix, containing the usual statistical tables, and a directory for emigrants, &c.

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Title

  • Gazetteer of the state of Michigan, in three parts. Containing a general view of the state, a description of the face of the country, soil, productions, public lands, internal improvements, commerce, government, climate, education, religious denomincations, population, antiquities, &c. &c., with a succinct history of the state, from the earliest period to the present time. Also a particular description of the counties, towns, villages, post offices, water courses, lakes, prairies, &c., alphabetically arranged. With an appendix, containing the usual statistical tables, and a directory for emigrants, &c.

Summary

  • This is a detailed compendium of information about Michigan in 1839. Part One presents a "general view of the state," describing Michigan's geology, soil, climate and topography as well as its improvements, products, governance, religious and educational institutions, population, and antiquities. Part One also incorporates a "Succinct History of the State," which treats major events from the era of French exploration through statehood. Part Two provides a general view of each county, including its seat of justice, principal towns and villages, waterways and natural resources, political subdivisions, and population. Part Three imparts similar information for all the organized townships, and includes a large section on Detroit. Finally, there are a few pages of advice for immigrants.

Names

  • Blois, John T., 1809-1886.

Created / Published

  • Detroit, Sydney L. Rood & Co.; [etc., etc.] 1839.

Headings

  • -  Michigan--Gazetteers

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.

Medium

  • xi, [13]-418 p. 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F564 .B651

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 24018627

Online Format

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Blois, John T. Gazetteer of the state of Michigan, in three parts. Containing a general view of the state, a description of the face of the country, soil, productions, public lands, internal improvements, commerce, government, climate, education, religious denomincations, population, antiquities, &c. &c., with a succinct history of the state, from the earliest period to the present time. Also a particular description of the counties, towns, villages, post offices, water courses, lakes, prairies, &c., alphabetically arranged. With an appendix, containing the usual statistical tables, and a directory for emigrants, &c. [Detroit, Sydney L. Rood & Co.; etc., et, 1839] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/24018627/.

APA citation style:

Blois, J. T. (1839) Gazetteer of the state of Michigan, in three parts. Containing a general view of the state, a description of the face of the country, soil, productions, public lands, internal improvements, commerce, government, climate, education, religious denomincations, population, antiquities, &c. &c., with a succinct history of the state, from the earliest period to the present time. Also a particular description of the counties, towns, villages, post offices, water courses, lakes, prairies, &c., alphabetically arranged. With an appendix, containing the usual statistical tables, and a directory for emigrants, &c. [Detroit, Sydney L. Rood & Co.; etc., et] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/24018627/.

MLA citation style:

Blois, John T. Gazetteer of the state of Michigan, in three parts. Containing a general view of the state, a description of the face of the country, soil, productions, public lands, internal improvements, commerce, government, climate, education, religious denomincations, population, antiquities, &c. &c., with a succinct history of the state, from the earliest period to the present time. Also a particular description of the counties, towns, villages, post offices, water courses, lakes, prairies, &c., alphabetically arranged. With an appendix, containing the usual statistical tables, and a directory for emigrants, &c. [Detroit, Sydney L. Rood & Co.; etc., et, 1839] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/24018627/>.