Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture, Newberry Library. 'Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.'http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/index.html (accessed 3 December 2012)


Territory Northwest of the River Ohio (territory) -- Hamilton (county)

Wayne County Proclamation, 1796

Beginning at the mouth of Cuyahoga river, upon lake Erie, and with the said river to the Portage, between it and the Tuscarawa branch of the Muskingum;thence down the said branch to the forks, at the carrying place above fort Lawrence;thence by a west line, to the eastern boundary of Hamilton county, (which is a due north line from the lower Shawnese town upon the Scioto river) thence by a line west-northerly to the southern part of the Portage

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