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State Of Ohio] [Swan, Gustavus]
A Compilation of Laws, Treaties, Resolutions, And Ordinances, Of The General And State Governments, With Relate To Lands In The State Of Ohio; Including Laws Adopted By The Governor And Judges; The Laws Of The Territorial Legislature; And the Laws of This State, To The Years 1815-1816
Columbus: Geo. Nashee, State Printer, 1825. First Edition. Leather bound. Very good. Octavo, [3]-534pp. Period leather boards, reinforced hinges. Previous owners signature on front end paper, from the Van Matre family library. Clean text, toning as expected due to age. (Sabin 56898) (Thompson 690). This scarce work contains the Ohio Company's purchase of the Ohio territory and the details of Connecticut Western Reserve. The book was compiled by Gustavus Swan at the direction of the Ohio Legislature. Swan was a lawyer and banker in the state of Ohio and was later appointed to fill a vacancy on the Ohio Supreme Court in 1829.
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books, LLC [Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.]

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