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[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:20,000.
Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932.
Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military services ...
Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
Oriented with north toward the lower left.
Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 785
Annotated by George Washington: Patented in the name of George Washington.
Includes table of "River courses & distances" annotated by George Washington and "A table to explain this plat."
On verso: Survey for 2,314 acres, bottom-Ohio, made-in-1771.
Accompanied by typewritten letter of Sept. 26, 1921, signed "Warren G. Harding," to David G. Joyce, Chicago.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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01/01/1771
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Crawford, William, 1732-1782.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
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