He lists all the history of the wars with the Miami Indians, treaties, creation of Putnam County on Dec. 21, 1822 by the Governor and an exhaustive list of its geological history (Ice Age et al), flora & Fauna (lists of birds, mammals, trees) and first families, first births, and first deaths. This is truly a vast body of facts recorded. At the second link below, you can download as PDF (42 MB) or view on Kindle and other options.
From: http://www.archive.org/stream/biographicalhist00marl/biographicalhist00marl_djvu.txt See also: http://www.archive.org/stream/weikshistoryofpu00weik/weikshistoryofpu00weik_djvu.txt
Reference: Author: Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930. 1n
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : B.F. Bowen
Call number: 31833033419513
Digitizing sponsor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Book contributor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Collection: allen_county; americana