Edward Snickers Land Transactions
Scope and Contents
One handwritten document which includes a copy of a 1785 bond whereby Martin Ashby of Louisa County agrees to pay one thousand pounds to George Noble of Frederick County, Virginia for 350 acres; a 1784 bond to Edward Snickers for an exchange of land between Snickers and Ashby for 306 acres in Frederick County and 350 acres in Loudoun County; and letters from Edward Snickers about his land transactions with Ashby.
- Creation: 1784-1785
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Edward Snickers was a wealthy planter and large land owner of Frederick County. A town in Loudoun County, a gap in the Blue Ridge, and a ferry on the Shenandoah all took their name from him.
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- Guide to the Edward Snickers Land Transactions
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English