720 XTF Search Results (subject=Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default),%20Benjamin,%201773-1857.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 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