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 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id3997

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Photostat of 1694 November 14. A warrant, for a survey and grant of Doegs Island in the Potomac River to William Sherwood. Signed by Marguerite Culpeper; Thomas, Lord Fairfax; Catherine Fairfax; Alexander Culpeper and agents William Fitzhugh and Captain George Brent. Photo static copy, 1 page. Including typescript, 1 page.

Typescripts, undated, of 1783 December 5, Petition of Robert, Lord Fairfax and Denny Martin to the General Assembly of Virginia concerning ownership of land in the Northern Neck, previously owned by the Culpeper family. Typescript,2 pages.

1936 March 22. "Colonial ABC's in Northern Neck," an article by F.G. Lankford, in Sunday magazine section "Richmond Times-Dispatch", concerning education during the colonial period in the Northern Neck. News clipping, 2 pages.


  • Creation: 1672-1936

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From the Collection: 0.17 Linear Feet