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Catalog Number 1955.166.047
Object Name Certificate
Title At A Meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the City of Detroit
Scope & Content One certificate. The certificate is handwritten in black ink on heavy paper and was issued as a resolution by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the City of Detroit to commemorate the untimely death of "Robert W. Nash, Steersman of Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, who had been a valued member of this Department since March 8th 1880, died on Sunday Sept. 17th 1882." The certificate is dated "Sept. 18th 1882" and is signed at the bottom by "James E. Tryon, Secretary. R. W. Gillett, Jerome Croul, B. Vernor, Commissioners."
Date 1882
People Nash, Robert W.
Tryon, James E.
Croul, Jerome
Gillett, R.W.
Vernor, Benjamin
Extent of Description 22" x 25.5"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department
Firemen
Steersman