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Lenawee County

By John J. Adam, February 7th, 1878.

they were attached to counties then already organized, viz: the counties of Lapeer, Sanilac, Saginaw and Shiawassee to the county of Oakland; the county of Washtenaw ' the county of Wayne, and the County of Lenawee to the county Monroe. The boundaries of Lenawee county were described there as follows "All the country included within the following boundaries: Beginning on the principal meridian, where the line between the townships num bered four and five, south of the base line, intersects the same; thence south to the boundary line between the territory of Michigan and the state of Ohio; thence with the same east to the line between the fifth and sixth ranges east of the principal meridian; thence north to the line between the townships numbered four and five, south of the base line; thence west the place of beginning, shall form a county to be called the county Lenawee." The above action by "Proclamation" in reference to the county Lenawee and other counties, may be considered as what was then termed an executive act; and the first legislative act in regard to the county was an act approved June 30, 1824, entitled, "An act to establish the seat of justice in the county of Lenawee,

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