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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

Metadata

Creator

Crawford, William, 1732-1782

Contributor

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Date

1771

Name on Item

W. Crawford, surv.

Scale

Scale ca. 1:20,000

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Real property--West Virginia--Wood County--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Land grants--West Virginia--Wood County--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Wood County (W. Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • West Virginia
  • Wood (county)
Extent

1 manuscript map 57 x 34 cm. fold. in portfolio 35 x 23 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • 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.
  • 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.