Pierre Muller

Mackinac County Original Land Claims
American State Papers, House of Representatives, 20th Congress, 1st Session
Public Lands: Volume 5 Beginning page 220 for Michilimackinac
1823

Book No. 6
Claims within the County of Michilimackinac

Year 1828. CLAIMS IN MICHIGAN. Page 230

 

NOTICE-Pierre Muller enters his claim with the register of the land office at Detroit to a certain tract of land situated at Point St. Ignace, bounded in front by Lake Huron, on the eastern side by a lot claimed by the legal heirs of Louis Babin, and on the western side by a lot claimed by Jean Bt. Tesserron; the same being six chains in width by eighty acres in depth.

His mark.

PIERRE MULLER

Witnesses:

MICHAEL DOUSMAN.

THOS. P. JAMES.

 

On the 31st day of July, 1823, came before the undersigned judge, at Mackinac, Joseph Dellevere, who, being duly sworn, saith that he assisted Pierre Carey to build a house on the tract described in the preceding notice four years before the late war; that in 1810 said Carey sold his possession to Pierre Muller; that said Muller continued to possess and cultivate said tract after said year 1810 every year, until about two years after the close of the war; that said Muller occupied and cultivated the same on the 1st day of July, 1812.

His mark.

JOSEPH DELLEVERE.

Taken and subscribed before me.

J. D. DOTY, Judge.

 

On the same day July, 1823, came before me Simon Champaigne, and the preceding deposition of Joseph Dellevere being read to him, he, being first duly sworn, fully assents to the same as there stated, and now deposes to the same facts, of his own knowledge.

His mark.

SIMON CHAMPAIGNE.

Taken and subscribed before me.

J. D. DOTY, Judge.

 

At the same time came also before me Jean Baptiste Tesserron, who being duly sworn, saith that all the facts contained in the preceding deposition of Joseph Dellevere, in relation to the claim of Pierre Muller, are just and true as there stated. This deponent is the next neighbor of said Muller.

His mark.

JEAN BT. TESSERRON.

Taken and subscribed before me.

J. D. DOTY, Judge.

 

Year 1828. CLAIMS IN MICHIGAN. Page 231

 

Detroit, October 28, 1823.

The preceding claim of Pierre Muller is confirmed by the commissioners, agreeably to the limits set forth in the notice of cliam prefixed, the word arpent being substituted for acre in relation to its depth.

Transcribed by Patricia Hamp March 2006

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