"Ohio Lands - A Short History"
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Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the use of illustrations from C.E. Sherman’s Original Land Subdivisions, found on pages 2,5,8,11,14,16,19,21,26,35,38, and 67. To the many researchers who provided advice and suggestions for this publication, sincere Thanks and grateful appreciation for all your help. Constructive comments are always welcome.
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Eighth Edition - September 1996
"Ohio Lands - A Short History"
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