PORT HURON, MICHIGAN BY MRS. B. C. FARRAND
July 12, 1837.
Sir—A petition from yourself and twenty-seven citizens for a change of the Post-office at Desmonds to 'Port Huron has been received. In reply, I have to inform you that the change of name to Port Huron was ordered by the Postmaster General on the 4th of May last.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Rob. Johnston, 2nd Asst. P. M. Gen. To D. B. Harrington,
P. M. Port Huron, late Desmonds,
St. Clair County, Michigan.
"To the Honorable the Circuit Court of the County of St. Clair, State of Michigan:
The undersigned proprietors of the village of Desmond, and village of Gratiot, situated and being in said county, respectfully showeth that they have procured a new plat of said villages and united the same, so that the village of Desmond and village of Gratiot are represented on the said map or plat as one village, and the names thereof changed to Port Huron. And your petitioners further represent that there have been some slight alterations made from the original survey or plat of said villages, but that no state or county road has been altered, and they pray that the said map or plat of Port Huron may be recorded in the stead of the plats of Desmond and Gratiot.
D. B. Harrington,
E. B. Harrington,
Edward Petit, A. F.
Ashley, Samuel D. Hall, John T. Heath, G. Clark,
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