A flourishing city and port of
entry, in the county of Wayne, and is the county seat, situated
on the north-west bank of Detroit river, 18 miles above lake
Erie, 7 miles below the outlet of lake St. Clair, 250 miles west
from Buffalo, and 526 miles from Washington; latitude 42 deg. 24
min. north, and longitude 82 deg. 58 min. west.