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Western Reserve (Ohio), United States, Ohio, Western Res

Statementby Arthur R. Bauman.
LC ClassificationsF497.W5 B28 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 178 p. ;
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ISBN 101410707512, 1410707504
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The Historical Background that Lead to the Expansion into the "Connecticut Western Reserve" by Arthur R. Bauman.

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Book Cover & Preview Text. Connecticut's land claims in the West The Connecticut Western Reserve was a portion of land claimed by the Colony of Connecticut and later by the state of Connecticut in what is now mostly the northeastern region of Ohio.

The Reserve had been granted to the Colony under the terms of its charter by King Charles II. This became its Western Reserve.

In it sold most of this land to a group of investors who had formed the Connecticut Land Company and in the following year the company began the survey of the land to prepare it for sale. The survey party was led by Moses Cleaveland, the.

The Connecticut Western Reserve was an area in the Northwest Territory owned, sold and distributed by the State of Connecticut in the years after the American Revolution. Connecticut was one of several states that had land claims in the Ohio Country going back to the colonial period.

Turning wilderness into real estate: The original land survey of the Western Reserve. By Benjamin Hitchings. To an adventurous young man named Amzi Atwater, Canaan, Connecticut, bore little resemblance to the Promised Land. So, in the spring of his twentieth year, Atwater left this aging settlement on the eastern seaboard and headed for the.

The WESTERN RESERVE (aka New Connecticut, or the Connecticut Western Reserve) encompassed approximately million acres of land in what is now northeastern d on the north by Lake Erie and on the east by Pennsylvania, it extended miles westward to Sandusky Bay.

In its royal charter, Connecticut's claim was established as extending "from sea-to-sea" across. A stream of Connecticut immigrants thus entered the territory. Inhowever, Connecticut and the United States agreed to attach the Western Reserve to the Ohio Territory.

The significance of the Western Reserve was its function as an extension of New England into the West. History of the Western Reserve, Volume 3 History of the Western Reserve, Harriet Taylor Upton: Author: Harriet Taylor Upton: Publisher: Lewis publishing Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Connecticut Western Reserve By virtue of their "sea to sea" charter, Connectictut visionaries once claimed parts of northern Pennsylvania, northern Ohio (especially the Western Reserve and Firelands), and southern Michigan, northern Indiana, northern Illinois.

Ohio Place Names Reveal Connecticut Connections. The western portion of the Reserve was used to compensate individuals who had lost their homes when the British burned Fairfield, Danbury, and New London in the Revolution and was known as the Firelands.

The State sold the eastern portion of the Reserve to the Connecticut Land Company. In the chain of title to the Western Reserve, therefore, are found the Moundbuilder, the American Indian, France, England, the colonies of the Connecticut Land Company, and finally the individual purchasers of the land.

Toward the end of the Revolutionary War, Connecticut set aside land at the west end of the Western Reserve to compensate those who had suffered from British raids; it became known as the Firelands. Books and maps in our collection contain more information about the Western Reserve. Search our library catalog to see what materials we hold.

According to Alfred Van Dusen, in his book Connecticut (New York: Random House, ), in the s as the state "was filling up rapidly and a mania for land speculation was growing, eyes inevitably turned westward to lands beyond the Hudson.

In July the Susquehannah Company was organized at Windham. Cleveland’s Public Square in the s. (Photo: Public domain) If you look at a map of Connecticut, paying particular attention to town names, and then do. The Connecticut Western Reserve was actually a state (as an exclave of Connecticut) from when Connecticut entered the union to when Congress passed the Quieting Act of and removed statehood status from the Western Reserve and put it in the Northwest Territory without a vote of the citizens of Connecticut, be they in "Old Connecticut" or in "New Connecticut.".

Western Reserve College opened in It was the first institution of higher education in what had been the Connecticut Western Reserve in northeast Ohio. Western Reserve College was closely affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.

Religious groups operated many early colleges in Ohio. The Western Reserve is not an accredited member of the American Association of Museums, unlike Ohio's two other major history organizations, the Ohio Historical Society and the Cincinnati History.

The Historical Background that Lead to the Expansion into the "Connecticut Western Reserve" Arthur R. Bauman $ The Western Reserve, with the exception of the Fire Lands, was sold by the state of Connecticut for $1, to the Connecticut Land Company by 35 quitclaim deeds dated September 2, The Connecticut Land Company consisted of 48 persons who, individually or in groups, pledged money to acquire the land.

History of the American West, History of the Donner Party. Homestead Act (), Library of Congress. John L. O'Sullivan on Manifest Destiny, Letters of a Woman Homesteader.

Library of Western Fur Trade Historical Source Documents Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men.

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Some areas, such as the Virginia Military District and the Connecticut Western Reserve, both in Ohio, were used by the states to reward veterans of the war. How to formally include these new frontier areas into the nation was an important issue in the Continental Congress of the s and was partly resolved by the Northwest Ordinance in In return for ceding its land claims, Congress granted Connecticut this land in Northern Ohio.

The state sold the land to raise money for public education in Connecticut. Moses Cleaveland surveyed the site that became the city of Cleveland.: The citizens of Tallmadge, Summit County, began building their Congregational Church.

Dedicated inthe church is one of the best. Connecticut Western Reserve lands (now Northeastern Ohio) sold for $1, and the proceeds were used to establish the School Fund. First insurance company incorporated as the Mutual Assurance Company of the City of Norwich.

Thomas Hubbard starts Courier at Norwich. Harlan Hatcher's intricate history of northern Ohio, encompasing the early days of the Connecticut Land Company in the closing decade of the eighteenth century to the industrial growth period of the early twentieth century, uses a combination of first person narrative and biographical anecdotes, as well as other primary documents, to support and enhance a story that is both informative and s: 4.

Westward movement, the populating by Europeans of the land within the continental boundaries of the mainland United States, a process that began shortly after the first colonial settlements were established along the Atlantic coast.

Read more about its history and outcome. Expansion into Connecticut Western Reserve: A brief look at the events leading up to and including the westward movement of early American settlers by Arthur R Bauman Arthur R Bauman.

records as the Western Reserve of Connecticut and in Ohio simply as the Western Reserve. The Connecticut Land Company had to dispose of the entire Reserve before concluding the sale of any single portion of it.

Proceeds of the $1, sale were to be placed in perpetuity into a special fund the interest from which would support the public. The founding and evolution of numerous stock and subscription libraries on the Nineteenth Century Connecticut Western Reserve in Ohio, draws attention to the contributing role of these earnest enterprises in the transplantation of New England culture onto the Ohio frontier.

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Chicago citation style: Mills, William Stowell. The story of the Western Reserve of Connecticut. [New York, Printed for the author by Brown & Wilson press, ] Web. As far as Connecticut was concerned, the Western Reserve was a part of the state ("New Connecticut") for fourteen years and was governed as such.

Albert E. Van Dusen in Connecticut (New York: Random House, ): "The part of Ohio most intimately associated with Connecticut is the Western Reserve.Western Reserve.

Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press in cooperation with the Western Reserve Historical Society, © (OCoLC) Online version: Hatcher, Harlan, Western Reserve.

Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press in cooperation with the Western Reserve Historical Society, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.The former Connecticut Western Reserve lands were in the modern counties of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Trumbull fully, but also in parts of Ashland, Mahoning, Ottawa, Summit, and Wayne counties in Ohio.

For historical records of this area prior to see also Western Reserve Historical Society.