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Matthew Davenport's Plan of Princess Anne Port

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00100

Content Description

Map created August 11, 1774 of a plan for Princess Anne Port in Williamsburg, VA. Davenport includes property owned in the surrounding areas of the plan, explanations and condition notes, and gives a scale of the drawing in feet and English chains. The plan is also signed by John Blair, Mayor of Williamsburg and John Dixon, Peter Scott, and Ben Powell. Because of the poor condition of this plan, this item is not served to the public. Researchers must use a digitized copy.

Dates

  • 1774-08-11

Creator

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.

Extent

3.0 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Williamsburg Historical Records Association.
Title
Guide to the Matthew Davenport's Plan of Princess Anne Port
Author
Christina R. Luers
Date
2018-05-24
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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