Letters from Ora Labora – February 13th, 1864 – $4000 mortgage check
Letters from Ora Labora – January 26th, 1864 – Question concerning incorporation or charter
Letters from Ora Labora – November 28, 1863 Detroit, Mich. Emil Baur to Baker and Henrici. Check draft mentioned
Letters from Ora Labora – February 19th, 1864 – Emil almost freezes to death.
Letters from Ora Labora – October 1863 October 31st, 1863. Economy, Pa. Baker and Henrici to Emil Baur et al. – Arrange for a $10,000 mortgage loan.
Letters from Ora Labora – March 18th, 1864
Emil Baur is in Detroit and noted receipt of funds to purchase the remaining lands for the colony.
Select areas of the 1865 Lithograph zoomed in for interest and clarity. The German colony was located just north of Bay Port
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Emil Baur land grant records from 1863