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Pattengill, Henry R.

MICHIGAN CARDS, Historical, Geographical and Civic, 100 Cards, 500 Interesting Facts About Michigan. An Instructive and Entertaining Game for Home Or School. Full Instructions Given for Thirteen Different Ways of Using the Cards.

Henry R. Pattengill: Lansing 1897 Box 4.5 x 6, pale blue, printed paper label on top cover, 100 numbered cards 4 x 2.5, black lettering, black pictorial backs show the Michigan State Capitol plus the same four scenes from Michigan history, one instruction card, 5.5 x 4.25, printed on both sides. Box top poor, missing pieces off sides of box, cello tape repairs, paper label is stained and chipped but intact, bottom is well worn, one corner splitting, ink name on bottom, cards and instructions have light soiling, rubbing and wear else very good. Some of lesser known facts about Michigan: founder of Detroit, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, enacted the first prohibition law; Rix Robinson was a famous hunter and trapper who was the first white settler of Grand Rapids; slavery was prohibited by the Ordinance of 1787 but slaves were held in Michigan until 1846; near Saugatuck is the "Deserted Village of Michigan" also known as Singapore; that the "Michigan Essay or Impartial Observer" founded in Detroit was the first newspaper published in Michigan and only stayed in business one week; the counties of Branch, Cass, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston and Van Buren were known as the "cabinet counties" because they were named after members of President Jackson’s cabinet. Henry R. Pattengill was a well known and respected Michigan educator and graduate of the University of Michigan; his papers are at that esteemed university’s Bentley Historical Library. One box, 100 cards and cards + instructions. Scarce.

Book Id: 99-2650

Price: $150.00

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