Platt, Richard, 1755-1830
- Existence: 1755 - 1830
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Abstract Company formed Mar. 1, 1786, by Revolutionary War officers to raise capital for the acquisition and settlement of federal lands northwest of the Ohio River. Minutes, correspondence, accounts, receipts, powers of attorney, lists, etc. (bulk 1787-1793) of Ohio Company of Associates agent, Benjamin Heywood, a former Continental Army officer and resident of Worcester, Mass. Included are minutes of Worcester area subscribers' meetings (1787-1789) in which Heywood was elected one of three agents...
Dates: 1787-1800; Majority of material found within 1787-1793