Archive for March 2008


March 19, 2008

ZOUAVES – 1909 





ALS to Governor Fred Warner from Captain William Sparks of Withington Zouaves, 1909.  Fine colored letterhead with press notices on left hand side.  Organization to be present at Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York, 1909.   

See:  Vertical File


  1. History of Jackson County-Deland, page 153-4.
  2. History of Jackson County, 1881
  3. Clippings in Jackson Public Library

See correspondence:  Alan T. Nolan, December 12, 1955

See MHC Picture file


WPA Writer’s Project

March 19, 2008


See National Archives Preliminary Inventory #57 (1953) for introductory background. 

WPA Agencies

March 19, 2008

WPA Agencies

Armstrong Collection  RG 55-19  (photos merged into general collection under “Welfare”).

World War II

March 19, 2008

World War II history RG 87-40

World War I

March 19, 2008


See 85th Division, AEF, North Russia, 1918-20

Governor’s File B37

Groesbeck 1922

American Legion list of former service men, World War I.

World’s Fairs and Expositions Bibliography

March 19, 2008

World’s Fairs and Expositions Bibliography


Wolf Bounty

March 19, 2008





Detroit Gazette

August 17, 1821.


AN ACT to encourage the killing of Wolves.

            Section 1.  Be it enacted by the governor and judges of the territory of Michigan, that any person, who shall kill any wolf or wolves within six miles of any settlement of white persons in the territory of Michigan, shall receive for each wolf above six months old, any sum not less than two dollars, nor more than five dollars; and for each wolf under that age, any sum not less than one dollar, nor more than two dollars and fifty cents, as the commissioners of the respective counties shall previously direct.

            Section 2.  And be it further enacted, that any person claiming such reward, shall produce the scalp of such wolf as he may have killed, to some justice of the peace, who shall cause the ears on such scalp to be destroyed in his presence, and shall give to the person producing the to a certificate, specifying therein the number of scalps produced by such person.

            Section 3.  And be it further enacted, that the person procuring such certificate, shall present the same to the commissioners of the proper county, who shall cause to be administered to such person, the following oath, “You A. B. do solemnly swear that the wolf or wolves, mentioned in the certificate, now produced by you, were killed within thirty days next preceding the date thereof, and you verily believe the same have been over, (or under,) the age of six months.  (as the case may be,) and have been killed within six miles of some settlement of white persons in this territory, and that you have not spared the life of any bitch wolf, in your power to kill, with a design to increase the breed.”

            Section 4.  And be it further enacted, that if the said county commissioners are satisfied of the truth of the facts, they shall grant an order upon the county treasurer for the amount due to such person, by the provision of this act.   

            Section 5.  And be it further enacted, that all acts and parts of acts, coming within the purview of this act, be, and the same are, hereby repealed.

The same being from the laws of one of the original states, to wit, the state of Ohio, as far as necessary and suitable to the circumstances of the territory of Michigan. 

            Made adopted and published at the city of Detroit, the twenty-first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty.

Lewis Cass

Governor of Michigan


One of the Judges of the territory of Michigan. 

B. Woodward

J. Witherell

Also see Auditor General’s record group.