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EARLY SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION
CUYA HOGA COUNTY.
PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION,
HON. HARVEY RICE, PRESIDENT.
GEO. F. MARSHALL,
REV. THOMAS CORLETT.
THE EARLY SETTLERS". ANNIVERSARY.
The Early Settlers' Association of Cuyahoga County commemorated the day, July 22, at the Tabernacle, Ontario Street, Cleveland. They promptly convened at the appointed hour, 11 o'clock A. M. There was a large attendance. From sixty to seventy new memberships were received. All seemed to be in a happy mood, and spent the first half hour in social intercourse, not less interesting than enjovable, when Hon. Harvey Rice, President of the Association, called the venerable assemblage to order. The session was opened with prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. Thomas Corlett. The following introductory address was then delivered by the President:
ADDRESS. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: This is the third anniversary of our Association-a day we have chosen as worthy of commemoration, because it was on the 22d of July, 1796, that our beautiful city of Cleveland, the pride of the Western Reserve, acquired a local habitation and a name.
It is therefore a day that brings with it many pleasant memories of historic interest, both as regards the city and the entire