Author:H.S. Ambler Esq

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1864 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT SURVEYOR'S FIELD NOTES AS HE SEARCHES FOR OIL IN CIVIL WAR ERA WEST VIRGINIA

By: H.S. Ambler Esq

Price: $1,155.99

Publisher: WEST VIRGINIA WV, 1864

Seller ID: 000878

Condition: Good+


On offer is an interesting handwritten manuscript field notes by pioneer surveyor H.S. Ambler Esq Field Notes of the Cow Creek Survey as evidenced by the faded but still legible cover of this Oct. 26th 1864 through November 11, 1864 in this 36 hand numbered page notebook. Research suggests that Mr. Ambler was in the business of oil well exploration in West Virginia. Names mentioned include Cow Creek, Schultze's Run, Spice Run and more. Here are some snippets: ' 26th Oct. 1864. S.S. Wards1st Lot on Cow Creek Beginning at a St on. left hand bank of said creek. Thence N.188.150P. croping ponahs(... View more info