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Excellent, truly excellent account of the forming of the Ohio Company of Associates and also of this man who is largely unknown today. I like, particularly, the account of the forming of the company, the negotiations with the federal government at the time and then the descriptions of actually getting settlers to Ohio. Cutler has a very interesting and surprising description of Benjamin Franklin, too. By that I mean he expected from Franklin's reputation to meet this rather striking looking man. Instead, he found an old, short, bald man who physically did not at all reflect his public reputation or image. His explanation of all that came to play to form the Ohio Company, too, and especially support by the new state of Virginia, as a barrier against Indian attacks, and by Gen. George Washington who wanted it as an opportunity for his former soldiers and also to increase the value of his own land along the Ohio River. Well done! You will be as impressed with Dr. Cutler as I was.