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 1837-05-01 +KENT MICH---KENT CO---BLACK #MANUSCRIPT & MS 25 RATE---DATELINED GRAND RAPIDS---FROM A.H. SMITH AT GRAND RAPIDS TO EDWARD P. COUCH AT DURHAM CONN. ---HE HAS DISPOSED OF THE PROPERTY OWNED BY EDWARD, SIMEON, AND WALTER TO MR. FOLGERS OF NEW YORK CITY AND INCLUDED THE TERMS; OTHER LAND BUSINESS AND MENTIONING IN PART "THIS PLACE...WILL BE A FAMOUS CITY OF THE MIGHTY WEST...THE COUNTY IS FAST FILLING UP ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE GRAND RIVER, FORMERLY OWNED BY THE INDIANS, AND NOW, BY GOVERNMENT, BUT NOT YET SURVEYED, AND THE INHABITANTS SWEAR TO HOLD THE LAND BY PRESUMPTION, WHICH IS RATHER DOUBTFUL"---GENEALOGY---NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY---3PGS---PRIVATELY OWNEDóCOURTESY OF HAYES I/WHITFORD AUCTIONS 2013 LOT 328 $50 - N Date: 1837-05-01 , Associated Pages:(3)