Events – The Copper Rush

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November 2017

11/01/1844-The construction of Fort Wilkins is complete

November 1
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11/06/1845-Levi S. Humphrey of Monroe ,MI received Lease 79 for 3 miles square near Point Keweenaw , T57N , R34W for the New York & Michigan Company

November 6
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11/18/1844-Edward Taylor of Not Recorded ,WI received Lease 15 for 3 miles square near Point Keweenaw , T58N , R46W for the Boston & Lake Superior Company

November 18
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11/19/1845-Joseph Pettit of Hanover ,OH received Lease 115 for 3 miles square near Point Keweenaw , T57N , R36W for the

November 19
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11/22/1844-Alexander J. Coffin of Poughkeepsie ,NY received Lease 16 for 3 miles square near Point Keweenaw , T58N , R42W for the Isle Royale Company

November 22
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11/29/1841-US Congress transfers control of the lead lands from Treasury Dept. to Ordinance Dept. of Sect of War

November 29
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December 2017

12/17/1845-William Hays of Ohio ,OH received Lease 222 for 3 miles square in the Keweenaw, T58N , R44W for the Northwest Company

December 17
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12/17/1845-Orville B. Dibble of Detroit ,MI received Lease 130 for 1 square mile near Point Keweenaw , T57N , R42W for the

December 17
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12/18/1845-Thaddeus Joy of Albany ,NY received Lease 223 for 1 square mile near Point Keweenaw , T57N , R42W for the Copper Rock Company

December 18
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12/18/1845-Lewis Joy of Albany ,NY received Lease 224 for 1 square mile near Point Keweenaw , T57N , R49W for the Copper Rock Company

December 18
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