Thursday, October 30, 2014

Best Sheep Country, In Theory



Source
"...it will strike the bend in the Fluvanna, near Tober, Randolph, and Snowden, and including a country, which ought to be gentle slopes, rising to the mountains.  This large district ought, upon theory, to be the best sheep country in America."  From Letters from His Excellency General Washington, to Arthur Young, Esq. F.R.S ...


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Dugald Cameron On Plat Map Sketch





Steuben County, New York, Deeds
John Lowther Johnston (by Attorney) of Wester Hall, Dumfries, Scotland
Dugald Cameron
27 October 1809

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Indian Lands In Indiana


A snipped from the database of Indian Lands Noted On The LAPORTE-WINAMAC Land Office at Indiana.gov.
"The full database contains some 48,000 names. All records "Indian Reserve" where was noted as the residence at the time of purchase were culled from the file and are listed here."
DateNameSection/lotTwsp/RangeAcres Receipt
1830/09/13, Mary1/SW37N/ 2W160.00
1830/09/13, Mary1/SW37N/ 2W160.00
1830/09/13, Mary1/SW37N/ 2W160.00
1836/05/10, Nancy2/entire section33N/ 2E688.84
1836/05/10, Nancy29/entire section32N/ 3E640.00
1828/09/20Aaw=bee=nau=bee,34/entire section29N/ 5E0.00
1839/02/08Actrois, Jubee22/entire section32N/ 3E640.00
1835/11/30Allen, Lazette20/NE, SE32N/ 3E160.00
1836/05/10Allen, Lazette13/NE35N/ 6W160.00
1830/09/13Amomissa,31/SW38N/ 1W168.10
1830/09/13Amomissa,31/SW38N/ 1W168.10
1830/09/13Amomissa,31/SW38N/ 1W168.10
Anchi=ma=qua,12/NE37N/ 2W0.00
1830/09/13Antonie,1/NE37N/ 1W89.56
1830/09/13Antonies,1/NE Frac37N/ 2W89.56
1830/09/13Antonies,1/NE Frac37N/ 2W89.56
1830/09/13Archemukque,12/NE37N/ 2W160.00
1830/09/13Archimukque,12/NE37N/ 2W160.00
1830/09/13Ash, Betsy33/NW38N/ 1W160.00
1830/09/13Ash, Betsy33/NW38N/ 1W160.00
1830/09/13Ash, Betsy33/NW38N/ 1W160.00