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A Warm Election

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In the state gazeteer in 1838 I found the followiug notices which are interesting at this date. "Ypsilanti township. Washtenaw connty, is comprised in township three sonth, of rauge seveu east, watered by the Huron river and Stony creek. Statistics as per censns - Population 2,2K0, 3 grist milis, 6 saw milis, 2 cording machines, a cloth dressing shop, a distillery, 14 merchants. Ypsilanti, village and post office, ín a township of the -same name, in the connty of Washtenaw, situated on the Huron river, and on the Chicago road. It coutains a bank and banking association, 2 churches, one each for Presbyterians and Methodists, a fiouring mili with two rnn of stone, 2 saw milis, a woolen factory, cording machine, iron fqandry, tannery, a druggist, 8 or 10 stores, 5 lawyers, and 4 physicians. The Detroit and St. Joseph railroad is to pass tbrough it. There is considerable hydraulic power heré, and it is iu a flonrishing coundition. The population does not exceed perhaps 1,000. Distant nine miles from Ann Arbor and 30 f rom Detroit. "