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.
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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.
Edward Snickers Land Transactions, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/1167 Accessed October 23, 2020.