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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...the connection of his random line with the north cape of the Miami bay; that from this north cape, he ran and marked a line, as the northern boundary of the State, south 87 42' west 71 miles and 72 chains, when he intersected his western boundary line 89 miles 21 chains 87 links from the old Indian boundary. The copyof the field notes, refers to the following lines, viz: 1st The western line of Ohio, (being the continuation of the line between Ohio and Indiana, ) from the old Indian boundary, near Fort Recovery, running north for 89 miles 21 chains and 87 links, to what Harris calls the " northwest corner of the State." 2d. The random line, commencing on the western line of the State; as extended to the 97th mile post from the old Indian boundary, and running north 84 42' east for 71 miles 67 chains and 67 links. 3d. The line run from the north cape of the IVJiami bay south 87 42' west, to its intersection with the western line of the State at said " northwest corner." (This line was intended to be in a direct course from the north cape to the south extreme of Lake Michigan.) And 4th. A line running east for 130 miles 71 chains 42 links from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan to the litie between Ohio and Indiana, which it intersected 5 miles 24 chains and 64 linjos below what Harris designated as the northwest corner. These papers do not state the latitude of any position; but in the letter froixt the surveyor general to Governor Cass, before.referred to, it is stated that Harris "commenced his, operations at the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, and found that an east line would strike Lake Erie 7 miles and 49 chains south of7the most northerly cape of the Miami bay;" and that, "by his observations, he found the latitude at the southerly...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236659007
  • 9781236659002