The Michigan Historical Review

Vol. 13 No. 1               Spring l987



Mayoring in Detroit. 1824-1985: Is Upward Mobility                                                               1

the "Impossible Dream?"

Melvin G. Holli


The Michigan Reform School and the Civil War:                                                                    21

Officers and Inmates Mobilized for the Union Cause

Dennis Thavenot


The Indian Diplomacy of Capt. Richard B. Lernoult,                                                              47

British Military Commandant of Detroit, 1774-1775

Paul L. Stevens


Book Reviews                                                                                                                               83


Editor's Page                                                                                                                                 98