Archive for October 2008

Michigan is Uninhabitable!

October 16, 2008

This is a link to the Benj. Hough to Edward Tiffin letter that talks about how terrible Michigan’s landscape is to survey.   Didn’t help that they were in a swamp during a rainy May and October.

For more information on this and other Territorial Papers, consult the Michigan Territory Papers 12 volume set in the Library of Michigan.

Letter from Benjamin Hough to Edwin Tiffin, 1815

Michigan Cemetery Licensing Records

October 1, 2008

These are located at the Archives of Michigan, record group 88-82, cumulative box 33 and also in record group 83-53 and 85-160.  All records are part of the Department of Licensing and Regulation.