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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Michigan, (search)
in 1900, 2,420,982. See United States, Michigan, in vol. IX. Territorial governors. Name.Term. William Hull 1805 to 1813 Lewis Cass 1814 to 1831 George B. Porter 1831 1834 Steven T. Mason 1834 to 1835 State governors. Steven T. Mason 1836 to 1840 William Woodbridge 1840 to 1841 James W. Gordon 1841 John S. Barry 1842 to 1846 Alpheus Felch 1846 to 1847 William L. Greenley 1847 Epaphroditus Ransom 1848 to 1850 John S. Barry 1850 to 1852 Robert McClelland 1852 to 1853 Andrew Parsons 1853 to 1855 Kingsley S. Bingham 1855 to 1859 Moses Wisner 1859 to 1861 Austin Blair 1861 to 1865 Henry H. Crapo 1865 to 1869 Henry P. Baldwin 1869 to 1873 John J. Bagley 1873 to 1877 Charles M. Crosswell 1877 to 1881 David H. Jerome 1881 to 1883 Josiah W. Begole 1883 to 1885 State governors—Continued. Name. Term. Russell A. Alger 1885 to 1887 Cyrus G. Luce 1887 to 1891 Edwin B. Winans 1891 to 1893 John T. Rich1893 to 1896 Hazen S. Pingree 1896 to 1900 Aaron T. Bliss
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Michigan, (search)
at Lansing by act approved......March 16, 1847 Michigan and Wisconsin troops enlisted for the Mexican War leave Detroit by boat for Vera Cruz......April 24, 1847 Capital punishment, except for treason, abolished in the State......1847 Epaphroditus Ransom elected governor......November, 1847 Constitution framed by a convention which met at Lansing June 3; adopted by vote of the people......Nov. 5, 1850 Governor McClelland made United States Secretary of the Interior, Lieut.-Gov. Andrew Parsons acting governor......March 6, 1853 Maine liquor law passed......1853 State asylum for deaf, dumb, and blind, established by act of legislature in 1848, opens in rented rooms at Flint......February, 1854 Ship-canal around St. Mary's Falls opened......1855 Lands granted by Congress to aid in building a railroad from Ontonagon to the Wisconsin State line......1856 State reform school at Lansing opened......Sept. 2, 1856 State agricultural college at Lansing, establis