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Declination

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Parent Issue
Day
11
Month
June
Year
1875
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

To las Honor the Mayor and Common Council : üentlemen : I this day received notice irom the Recorder of my election by you on VIonday evening last, to the honorable oflice of Alderman oí the Fifth ward. Now, gentlemen, I thank you very kindly lor the would-be honor to sotie, but to me I caunot seo it. I havu served this 3ity for twelve years as aldorman of the Fifth ward, and llmik I have received all the honors that any one man ought to have, witli the curses thrown in, and thiuk I have had about enough. ïherofore, in duty to uiyself, and to the Fifth ward in particular, I uiust decline the honor conferred. Bespectively yours,

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus