A map of the Western Reserve including the Fire Lands in Ohio, September 1826.

Sale of property extending 120 miles west of PA (known as the “Connecticut Western Reserve”) was sold for $1,2000,000 to the Connecticut Land Company (group of 35 men).

Image: Sumner, William. A map of the Western Reserve including the Fire Lands in Ohio, September 1826., map, 1826; Nelson, Ohio. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187338/: accessed July 12, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.