Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania.

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Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania.

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County cadastral map showing warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, irregular real-property tracts, landowners' names (primarily in oil-speculation areas), some tract acreages, and route of "Proposed Venango R.R."
Hand colored to emphasize township areas.
LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold lines, wrinkled, annotated "oil" in lead-pencil in some tracts.
Accompanied by cut-out "Phil." newspaper article re new oil deposits dated in lead-pencil script "July ... 1883".
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

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01/01/1858
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Barnes, Rufus L.
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Library of Congress
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