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MOUNT CLEMENS

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 939 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MOUNT CLEMENS, a city and the county seat of Macomb county, Michigan, U.S.A., on Clinton river, about 5 M. (about 2m. in direct line) from its entrance into Lake Saint Clair, and 20 M. N. by E. of Detroit, Pop. (189o) 4748; (1900) 6576 (1194 foreign-born); (1904, state census) 7108; (191o) 7707. It is served by the Grand Trunk railway and by two electric lines to Detroit. The mineral waters of Mount Clemens are beneficial to patients suffering from rheumatism, blood diseases and nervous disorders. The city's principal manufactures are beet sugar, barrels and other cooperage products, wagons, carriages, sleighs and agricultural implements. Mount Clemens was settled in 1802, was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1899.
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