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Stone, Jonathan (fl. 1786) [Description of township "No 1 in the second range"]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09159 Author/Creator: Stone, Jonathan (fl. 1786) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 16 December 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 30.5 x 18.7 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09159 Author/Creator: Stone, Jonathan (fl. 1786) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 16 December 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 30.5 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Description of a particular township (no name is given), including its boundaries, as well as industry, such as fishing and lumber. Also features a list of settlers of the township.

People: Stone, Jonathan, fl. 1786

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationSurveyingGeography and Natural HistoryWaldo PatentLand TransactionBoundary or Property DisputeIndustryForestry

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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