Item #79199 AN IMPORTANT STATEMENT OF FACTS, RELATIVE TO THE INVALIDITY OF THE PRETENSIONS FORMERLY MADE UPON THE PENNSYLVANIA LANDS, BY THE UNINCORPORATED COMPANIES OF CONNECTICUT CLAIMANTS; IN A LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE LAND-OFFICE, TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSIONERS, INTENDED TO EVINCE THE LIBERALITY OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LANDHOLDERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN THE ACT OF THE 4TH OF APRIL, 1799, AND THE RELEASES OF 120 TO 180,000 ACRES UNDER THE SAME. LAND OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 25, 1801. Tench Coxe.
AN IMPORTANT STATEMENT OF FACTS, RELATIVE TO THE INVALIDITY OF THE PRETENSIONS FORMERLY MADE UPON THE PENNSYLVANIA LANDS, BY THE UNINCORPORATED COMPANIES OF CONNECTICUT CLAIMANTS; IN A LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE LAND-OFFICE, TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSIONERS, INTENDED TO EVINCE THE LIBERALITY OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LANDHOLDERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN THE ACT OF THE 4TH OF APRIL, 1799, AND THE RELEASES OF 120 TO 180,000 ACRES UNDER THE SAME. LAND OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 25, 1801.
AN IMPORTANT STATEMENT OF FACTS, RELATIVE TO THE INVALIDITY OF THE PRETENSIONS FORMERLY MADE UPON THE PENNSYLVANIA LANDS, BY THE UNINCORPORATED COMPANIES OF CONNECTICUT CLAIMANTS; IN A LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE LAND-OFFICE, TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSIONERS, INTENDED TO EVINCE THE LIBERALITY OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LANDHOLDERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN THE ACT OF THE 4TH OF APRIL, 1799, AND THE RELEASES OF 120 TO 180,000 ACRES UNDER THE SAME. LAND OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 25, 1801.

AN IMPORTANT STATEMENT OF FACTS, RELATIVE TO THE INVALIDITY OF THE PRETENSIONS FORMERLY MADE UPON THE PENNSYLVANIA LANDS, BY THE UNINCORPORATED COMPANIES OF CONNECTICUT CLAIMANTS; IN A LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE LAND-OFFICE, TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSIONERS, INTENDED TO EVINCE THE LIBERALITY OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LANDHOLDERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN THE ACT OF THE 4TH OF APRIL, 1799, AND THE RELEASES OF 120 TO 180,000 ACRES UNDER THE SAME. LAND OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 25, 1801.

Lancaster, PA: Printed by W. & R. Dickson, 1801. Pamphlet. Octavo, 7 1/4" x 4 3/4." pp. 40. Removed from a book of pamphlets. Two stab holes present. Missing 2 leaves -- pp. 3-6. Untrimmed, slightly frayed edges. Pages tanned. Occasional ink marginalia and notation sign "^". Some spotting and foxing, but text easily readable. No copy appears to have come to auction since 1927. Worldcat finds but two copies in libraries worldwide.
(Sabin, 17299). Fair. Item #79199

Concerns the protracted land dispute between Pennsylvania and Connecticut over the Western Reserve Territory, land now known as Ohio. Includes a history of the disputes, which stretched back to 1662 when King Charles II granted the land to both colonies. Sporadic physical and bureaucratic warfare ensued until 1800, when the land was ceded to Pennsylvania. The author, Tench Coxe, serving as the Secretary of the Land-Office for Pennsylvania included relevant documents. (Wikipedia).

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