A Six Cent Judgment

Detroit in January, 1851 was cold, snowy, icy. It was a flourishing town-about-to-be-a-city, but still far enough on the fringes of the United States to be considered the frontier, especially with British troops stationed directly across the river in Windsor, Ontario. Detroit, then, was also a military town, the federal government kept a large post … More A Six Cent Judgment