Samuel Durant on THE PRIMITIVE EXPOUNDER, 1880

HISTORY OF INGHAM AND EATON COUNTIES MICHIGAN WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THEIR PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS By SAMUEL DURANT Philadelphia D. W. Ensign & Co. 1880 THE PRIMITIVE EXPOUNDER. This paper was originally established at Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1844, by Billings & Thornton. It was a small quarto in form, with two […]

Review of the “Primitive Expounder”

From Volume VIII, December 20, 1845, of “The Star in the West” PRIMITIVE EXPOUNDER The first number of a new Vol. was received to day, Dec. 13th. We have always read this paper with pleasure, for it is conducted with prudence and with an eye to enlighten as much as possible those who sit in […]

WHO STOLE THE BEEF

From Volume VIII, December 20, 1845, of “The Star in the West” SUMMARY JUSTICE—’WHO STOLE THE BEEF?’ The Primitive Expounder at Alphadelphia, Michigan, tells a good story about the exposure of two Methodist preachers who lately held forth at a Camp Meeting at Romulus in that State. It seems the Methodists, at their Camp Meetings […]