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

Metadata

Creator

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Contributor

Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822

Contributor

Crawford, William, 1732-1782

Date

[1774?]

Scale

Scale ca. 1:40,000

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

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

1 manuscript map 166 x 75 cm. on 3 sheets 131 x 60 cm. or smaller.

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
  • 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.
  • Includes descriptive index-tables for survey tracts 1-5 and 7-8.
  • Accompanied by a survey certificate describing survey tracts 6 and 7.