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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Garfield, James Abram 1831-1881 (search)
the Connecticut Company. Geauga was the second county of the Reserve. It was created by an act of the legislature, Dec. 31, 1805; and by a subsequent act its boundaries were made to include the present territory of Cuyahoga county as far west as the Fourteenth Range. Portage county was established on Feb. 10, 1807; and on June 16, 1810, the act establishing Cuyahoga county went into operation. But that act all of Geauga west of the Ninth Range was made a part of Cuyahoga county. Ashtabula county was established on Jan. 22, 1811. A considerable number of Indians remained on the Western Reserve until the breaking out of the War of 1812. Most of the Canadian tribes took up arms against the United States in that struggle, and a portion of the Indians of the Western Reserve joined their Canadian brethren. At the close of that war occasional bands of these Indians returned to their old haunts on the Cuyahoga and the Mahoning; but the inhabitants of the Reserve soon made them und
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Peet, Stephen Denison 1830- (search)
Peet, Stephen Denison 1830- Clergyman; born in Euclid, O., Dec. 2, 1830; graduated at Beloit College in 1851 and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1854; was active in the ministry of the Congregational Church in 1855-66; later became known as an archaeologist. In 1878 he founded and became editor of The American Antiquarian, the first journal in the United States devoted entirely to archaeology. His publications include History of Ashtabula county, Ohio; Ancient architecture in America; History of early missions in Wisconsin; Primitive symbolism; Mound builders; Animal effigies; Cliff dwellers; The effigy mounds of Wisconsin, etc.