Important C 1866 Manuscript, Account Of 1st White Settlers Born In Ohio In 1780 For Sale
c 1860 IMPORTANT history HAND WRITTEN ACCOUNT FIRST WHITE AMERICANS BORN in OHIO
Circa 1866 hand written historic account of the first white settlers' babies born in Ohio--Marietta Co., Tuscarawas Co., etc. This is a very detailedpersonal recordat timesgiving information disputing newspaper articles printed on this subject. It is written by a literatewoman born in Cincinnati during 1791 who felt an importance in recording history for future generations.A small portionof text is her claim that at the time of writing this document she was the oldest white person living that was born in Cincinnati. She gives detailed proof to disprove an article published in the Cincinnati Gazette, 1858 claiming this honor to a Mrs. Highway. An interesting look at early American history as it tellsof the first white baby born to missionaries of the Moravian Church to the Indians. Also accounts ofaman named Millehomme who was born at Fort Laramie in 1774.Toward the end, are twostories offatal interactions with Indians.This item is in as-found conditionand warrants additionalresearch as it contains historic accounts that may not have been previously documented. Paper manuscript contains22 handwritten pages. Approximate size is 3-7/8" x 6". Condition: light surface soiling, some page separations, front page detached, as well as page loss on first page. Please see photos for additional condition review. Questions welcome!
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