720 XTF Search Results (subject=Tappan, Abraham, 1779-1855.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default),%20Abraham,%201779-1855.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Tappan, Abraham, 1779-1855.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Abraham Tappan Papers. Tappan, Abraham Abraham Tappan (1779-1855) was a surveyor and postmaster of Unionville, Ohio, during the nineteenth century. The collection includes correspondence relating to land transactions, surveys and politics in the Western Reserve; and field notes made by Tappan while surveying Henry Champion's land in Concord Township, the road from the Muskingum River to Lake Erie, the road from the mouth of the Grand River to Warren, Ohio, and areas west of the Cuyahoga River and north of the Tuscarawas River. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Ira Wright Field Notes. Wright, Ira Ira Wright was an Ohio surveyor who worked for Abraham Tappan. The collection consists of six booklets of notes taken while surveying land adjacent to the Portage Path between the Cuyahoga and Tuscarawas rivers. The booklets are signed and dated by Abraham Tappan. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joel Blakeslee Papers. Blakeslee, Joel Joel Blakeslee (1787-1863) was a historian, of Colebrook and New Lyme, Ohio. He was connected with the Ashtabula Historical Society in the 1850s and collected information and spoke on topics of local importance. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, and other papers. Includes material relating to the history of Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States Independence, slavery, and history of Madison, Lake County, Ohio, with references to Cyrus Cunningham, Abraham and Electra Tappan, Asa Turney, and other early settlers; and correspondence, account book (1820-1827), bail bonds, Jefferson Township tax records, case depositions, and other papers (1826-1860) of Samuel Hendry, clerk of the Ashtabula Court of Common Pleas. Correspondents include Quintus F. Atkins, Joseph Badger, Joshua R. Giddings, Rice Harper, P.R. Spencer, David Tod, and Benjamin F. Wade. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Manuscripts Relating to the Early History of the Connecticut Western Reserve. Western Reserve Historical Society The Connecticut Western Reserve was the area of northeast Ohio that Connecticut had reserved for her citizens in 1786 in exchange for ceding all western land claims to the U.S. government. The area comprised all land south of Lake Erie to 41' latitude and within 120 miles of Pennsylvania's western border. The Connecticut Land Company (1795-1809) was authorized by Connecticut to purchase and resell most of the Western Reserve, and received title to all Reserve land except for the 500,000-acre Firelands on the extreme west which was reserved for Connecticut victims whose lands were burned by the British in the Revolution. Gen. Moses Cleaveland, a company director and its general agent, led the first company survey party to the Reserve in 1796 and founded the settlement of Cleveland at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River. The collection consists of records of the Connecticut Land Company, including articles of association, proceedings, reports, minutes, accounts, records of drafts, and other papers, 1795-1827; la... Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Manuscripts relating to the early history of the Connecticut Western Reserve, 1764-1874. Atwater, Amzi, 1776-1850, Atkins, Quintus Flaminius, 1782-1859, Barr, John., Cleaveland, Moses, 1754-1806, Harmon, John, 1789-1871, Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823, Holley, John Milton., Hudson, David, 1761-1836, Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817, Palmer, Caleb., Pease, Seth, 1764-1819, Redfield, Nathan., Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856, Stoddard, Richard M., Spafford, Amos, 1753-1816, Tappan, Abraham, 1779-1855, Walworth, Ashbel W., 1790-1844, Walworth, John, 1765-1812, Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886, Wadsworth, Frederick, 1786-1869, Warren, Moses., Connecticut Land Company Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT