Winthrop Sargent Proclamation Facsimile

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    Facsimile of original document, located at the Detroit Public Library in the Burton Historical Collection. Facsimile was produced in 1946. It is a reproduction of a proclamation written by Winthrop Sargent on Aug. 15, 1796, while acting as Governor of the Territory of the United States Northwest of the river Ohio." The proclamation establishes the name and borders of Wayne County, Michigan.
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