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Northwest Territory

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

William Harris letter

 Collection — Folder S0597
Identifier: S0597
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a September 8, 1817 letter sent by Deputy Surveyor William Harris to Surveyor General Edward Tiffin. The letter was written from Cincinnati and is a preliminary report regarding the survey Harris was conducting of the western and northwestern borders of Ohio and describes his difficulties surveying the area due to the weather, the swamp lands he found impassible for his horses, and his health issues. The collection also contains a photostat copy of a...

William Wheeler Thornton papers

 Collection
Identifier: L159
Scope and Contents This collection contains Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of Isaac Blackford: The Indiana Blackstone by...