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[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

 
 
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Summary

Scale ca. 1:40,000.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines.
Oriented with north toward the lower left.
Has watermarks.
Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd.
Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1448
Includes descriptive index-tables for survey tracts 1-5 and 7-8.
Accompanied by a survey certificate describing survey tracts 6 and 7.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

01/01/1774
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Contributors

Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822.
Crawford, William, 1732-1782.
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Source

Library of Congress
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