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Title Plan of Cincinnati
Date
Document Type Map
Description Pasted onto blank page bound between pp. 90 and 91 of Elias Pym Fordham’s manuscript 'Extracts from letters written, on a journey to the western parts of the United States, and during a residence in Illinois Territory, by an English farmer. 1817-1818.' (Ayer MS 289). Forms part of a letter dated March 6, 1818 to an unnamed correspondent.
Places Cincinatti, Ohio, Ohio River, United States
Keywords settlement, white settlement, city, river
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Culture Area Northeast
Physical Description

1 manuscript map; on sheet 167 x 187 mm.

Pen-and-ink.

Additional Information

At the Newberry Library in: Fordham, Elias Pym. 'Extracts from letters written, on a journey to the western parts of the United States' [manuscript]. --1818.

Based on printed map published in: Drake, Daniel, Natural and statistical view, or picture of Cincinnati (Cincinnati: Printed by Looker and Wallace, 1815). Map, bound opposite title page: Danby, Thomas, 'Plan of Cincinnati, including all the late additions & subdivisions / engraved for Drake’s Statistical view; Thomas Danby delin.; J. H. Seymour sc.', 32 x 26 cm. Includes references 1-21 lacking in manuscript copy.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 289 map 3
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue