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1848 Survey of Township 31S, Range 22E

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Date Issued:
January 1848
Summary:
This land is the eastern most section of Township 31 in today's Hillsborough County. Today, the small area called "Picnic" is on west central edge of the tract, in section 19. The survey examines lands east of that area to the county line with Polk County. This survey was completed in 1848 by John Jackson, one of Tampa's founding fathers, and surveyor of Tampa's town in that same year Note the extensive swamp lands, including land named Bay Gum Swamp, and the degree of lighter forestation, indicating likely more prairie type land. The notation of "black jack" likely refers to a clay based soil type.
Title: 1848 Survey of Township 31S, Range 22E.
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Date Created: 1848, Exterior Lines surveyed in 1843
Date Issued: January 1848
Summary: This land is the eastern most section of Township 31 in today's Hillsborough County. Today, the small area called "Picnic" is on west central edge of the tract, in section 19. The survey examines lands east of that area to the county line with Polk County. This survey was completed in 1848 by John Jackson, one of Tampa's founding fathers, and surveyor of Tampa's town in that same year Note the extensive swamp lands, including land named Bay Gum Swamp, and the degree of lighter forestation, indicating likely more prairie type land. The notation of "black jack" likely refers to a clay based soil type.
Identifier: shc019 (IID)
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