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Catalog Number 1949.091.005
Object Name Envelope
Scope & Content Manila envelope containing one resolution and one letter from the United States Senate to the Detroit Historical Commission concerning the transmittal of items to the Detroit Historical Commission. The text of the resolution is as follows:

"81st Congress
1st Session

Senate Resolution No. 97

In the Senate of the United States

March 29 (Legislative day, March 18), 1949
Mr. Vandenberg submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration
April 14 (Legislative day, April 11), 1949
Reported by Mr. Hayden, without amendment; considered and agreed to

Resolution
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, as far as practicable, to have photostatic copies made of the following papers and documents in the files of the Senate; that such photostatic copies be deposited in the files, and that the originals be thereupon transmitted to the Detroit Historical Commission at Detroit, Michigan, namely:
A grant or deed, signed at Detroit on December 23, 1760, from four principal Indian chiefs, on behalf of certain Indians, conveying to one Robert Rogers a certain tract of land on the south side of Lake Superior;
A report dated December 12, 1806, made by the Governor, the Chief Judge, and the Associate Judge of the Territory of Michigan to the Congress of the United States, pursuant to an Act to provide for the adjustment of titles of land in the town of Detroit and Territory of Michigan, accompanied by a plan of one section of Detroit, January 1807, and a plan of the city of Detroit, drawn by Abyah Hull, surveyor of Michigan, January 1807.

Attest: Leslie L. Biffle
Secretary.
By Emery L. Frazier
Chief Clerk."

The resolution is affixed with the gold seal of the United States Senate, which is backed with a green ribbon.


Date 1949
People Stark, George Washington
Rogers, Robert
Biffle, Leslie L.
Frazier, Emery L.
Hull, Abyah
Extent of Description 16" x 12" - Envelope
10" x 15.0625" - Resolution
8" x 10.5" - Letter
Collection Detroit Historical Society
Search Terms Resolutions
Detroit Historical Commission
United States Senate