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Posted by: PATRICK J. CASTILLO Date: September 17, 2001 at 04:59:18
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Lasley (Lashley) was an early settler of Mackinac, being one of the few Americans on the island at its capture in 1812. He took the British oath of allegiance, however, and was permitted to remain. He appears to have come from Pennsylvania, and for many years kept a tavern at Mackinac. Two of his sons were in the fur-trade--Samuel, a clerk in 1819 for the American Fur Company at St. Joseph's and on the Wabash; and William, who later settled at Muskegon, Mich.--


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