Box Series 2, Box 1
Contains 269 Results:
The will was witnessed by Judith Barron, Richard Taylor, and R. Brough, and that in his will, he left everything to his wife and his two children, Samuel and Richard.
Scope and Contents Confirmation by King in Council of an Act of the Virginia legislature, approved by Lt. Gov. Francis Fauquier on April 1, 1761.
Scope and Contents The account are mostly for June and July, and apparently kept while Dr. Galt was studying abroad. The memo mentions paying nine pence for breakfast at The Rolls in Chancery Lane, and varying amounts "at a Labour", 2/6 for "the Play," and £30.10.0 for year's board, and 1/ for punch. [Note: Dr. John Minson Galt (1744-1808) was the son of Samuel (ca. 1700-1760) and Lucy Servant Galt. See Galt Genealogy, I.F. and II., pp.11-12.].
Scope and Contents The letter discusses the settlement of the Polson estate. Capt. Polson and his brother are appreciative of the trouble Craig has taken on their behalf. No further remittance has been received from Mr. Polson of Jamaica.
On October 20, 1773 there will be a partition of a tract of land on the Forks of the Great Kanawha and Ohio Rivers. He suggests that Craig send an agent and money to pay for the Polson part of the partition so he can secure the portion due them.
Scope and Contents "General Account of the Expences of the patentees in dividing the large tract of 51304 acres of Land in the Forks of the great Kanhawa and River Ohio." Surveyor: William Crafurd; shareholders: Col. Muse, Mr. Waggoner. "Divided by 14 1/4 shares, allowing 3000 acres to a share is £6.14.8 per share." D. Copy. Endorsed. Williamsburg.
He declares that when John Madison, Junior, produces the required warrants, the Surveyor will lay off three thousand acres for Robert McKenzie, Gent., and two thousand acres for John Polson, Gent. under the direction of Craig, their attorney in fact.
Scope and Contents Statement of John Madison, Junior, that he has been given a location warrant by Alexander Craig for land in Botetourt County amounting to 3000 acres for Robert McKenzie, Gent., and John Polson, Gent.
Scope and Contents He discusses the arrangements for the plots of land on Ohio River. "Those that have seen the land on the Ohio will think very little of the lands in Virginia."