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Michigan State

Education

But I do not speak of this complaining; being young, healthy and hearty, and I rather enjoyed the fun, At the expiration of three weeks I procured office room in the then Carter block, a large wooden structure which stood directly opposite this old Capitol building we are now in, got a bedstead and a bed-tick, gave a man a dollar for straw enough to fill the tick, and thought myself about as well off as any of my neighbors. Washington avenue, our main business street, was at this time just cut down, but not logged up, although by winding round the logs and stumps a team could get through. A little place was cleared between here and the old Lansing house, which then stood opposite the present house bearing the same name. In order to get to the upper town, or Bush & Thomas' store, where at this time the Post office was kept,

University of Michigan


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