Historical Collections Volume 2; 1917-1918

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General Books, Mar 6, 2012 - 78 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...Settlers as by purchase or otherwise, hold rights in the fifth division and who have not had land granted them by the donation Committee, or not given bonds agreeably to the said system of June 1790, those persons who have formerly Associated for settling at Meigs's Creek, the former Associates for settling at Big Bottom--including those who were taken prisoners & the Heirs of such as were killed, who now are, or shall within the time limited, by the aforsaid Act authorizing the grant be capable of receiveing a Deed and those residents claiming lands of the Ohio Company agreeably to the resolves of the Agents of the 21" of March 1791 Shall have their lands granted in Associations, agreeably to the following propositions or Scheme Siith of Allotments; at least so many of them as their is land in the said Allotments sufficient to supply, & they shall have untill the 15th day of July next to form themselves into Associations for that purpose.----The Trustees will Grant 17,000 Acres of land on & near Mnskingum River & in the vicinity of Wolfe creek Mills in nine Associations or allotments as follows (Viz).--N8--fin lots N 16, 17, 22 & 23 4th S Branch J Township 10th Range & oth-L 1000 Wolfe creek, ers adjoining J Mo n ("Northwest of Wolfecreeb, ., Mills ahout two Miles, a mv Ninth J..., 1 1000. ., quantity of excellent good f Allotment, ., land mile squares unknown. And should the lands described in the foregoing allotments be found insufficient to supply all those Settlers mentioned under the 6th head with one hundred Acres each, or Should any of them decline taking land in either of the aforsaid allotments, they Shall have lands appropriated for them in Some other quarter provided they signify such th...

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