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Life and times of Stevens Thomson Mason, the boy governor of Michigan (1920) (14784007383)

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Life and times of Stevens Thomson Mason, the boy governor of Michigan (1920) (14784007383)

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Identifier: lifetimesofstev00hema (find matches)
Title: Life and times of Stevens Thomson Mason, the boy governor of Michigan
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: Hemans, Lawton Thomas, 1864-1916 Michigan. Historical Commission
Subjects: Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1811-1843
Publisher: Lansing, Michigan Historical Commission
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto



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THE SOJOURN IN KENTUCKY 33 accounting for the proceeds to the amount of more thaneight thousand dollars. Although to the great iron com-panies of today such a loss would be of small moment,it was far different in 1827 when such a cargo representedlong weeks of labor and a material portion of the capitalinvested. To John Mason the loss was a financial dis-aster. It meant inability to meet his own obligationsand suits and resulting executions to deplete still furtherhis already reduced possessions. This misfortune againsent the family to the Bath County Knobs. Theyspent the summer at the Olympian Springs, and the fol-lowing winter at the quaint village of Owingsville, whichis still one of the most interesting towns of Kentucky.In the spring of 1828 they removed to Mt. Sterling,which was their last Kentucky home. They were now anumerous family, for if Providence had visited the fatherwith some misfortune, He had bestowed the blessing ofmany children. It was while residing here that the e

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