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Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time.
"From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show ...
- Contributor: Thayer, Eli
- Original Format: Maps
- Date: 1863