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County Pioneer Relics

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In the county pioneer rooms in the basement of tlie court house, kept by L. ftavis, relies of the "good old days" still continue to accumulate. Clias. H. Wiens, of Sylvan, recently presentod tlie society witti the flrst commission .-iiel to a Register (the same as Jiulge now) of Probate, in this county. It runs to Cyrus Beekwith, Esq., aud bears the date of Dec lst, 1826. lt is given by Lewis Cas, Governor, and is signed by liim in this peculiar manner: "Lew Casa," and countersigned by "Wm. Woodbridjfe, Secretary of Michigan Territory." It is vuluable relie. A whole batch of relies were broufjlit down by Chas. H. Leminon, of LtfflB, Monday. Besides a book containmg a biographical sketch of his mother, we notlced an Indian hamuier of stone, a splendid specimen; an Indian fleslier, u-i-il for tnking the hide off of animáis ; a a ñne specimen of n stone instrument the use of which is not known; 37 arrow and speur heads of various sizes and styles ; a piece of marble from the Washington monument ut Baltimore, erected in 1829; and a section of the iirst Atlantic cable.


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