Lewis Cass


Lewis Cass

Territorial Governor Lewis Cass told Allen and Rumsey if they built a courthouse, a jail, and a bridge over the river, their town would become the seat of government for the newly formed Washtenaw County.

Michigan Territory's strongest promoter.

Bentley Image Bank: BL000937


People: Lewis Cass

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