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David Griffith Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01293

Scope and Contents

Land grant 1743 March 30, for 400 acres of land in Goochland County, Va. issued to David Griffith.  Condition of patent:  for every 50 acres of land, Griffith is to pay one shilling yearly and also cultivate and improve 3 acres out of every 50 acres within 3 years.  Signed by Lieutenant Governor William Gooch.

Dates

  • 1743 March 30

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Sir William Gooch was a Colonial Governor of Virginia from 1727-1749. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.17 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Processing Information:

Updated by Anne Johnson in 2011.
Title
Guide to the David Griffith Land Grant
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
Date
2007-07-28
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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