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Land grants

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of James Monroe Land Patent

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01357
Content Description Two page copy of a land patent issued by James Monroe in 1781 to George Fitzwater in the county of Kanhawa, Virginia when he was Governor of Virginia. The copy is certified by S. H. Parker, Register of the Land office in Richmond dated June 22, 1854.

John Gale Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01289
Scope and Contents Grant, 10 May 1787, to John Gale for 600 acres of land in Fayette County, Va. [W. Va.] signed by Lt. Gov. Beverley Randolph.

Land Grant between the Commonwealth of Virginia and Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend, 1800 July 28

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00454
Scope and Contents Land grant signed July 28, 1800 by Virginia Governor James Monroe to Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend for land in Harrison County, Virginia. Harrison County is now in West Virginia.

Chester McNerney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1984.57
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a variety of French, English, and American documents that span from the late thirteenth century to the year 1950. Series 1 contains medieval French and English land sale and grant documents on vellum written primarily in Latin from c.1290-1396. The French documents are from Caylus and Espinas, while the English documents are from Yorkshire. Series 2 contains English land transfer, indenture, and last will and testament documents on vellum...

Beverley Randolph Land Grants

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Identifier: SC 00922
Scope and Contents Land grant of 10,000 acres to Abraham Buford in Fayette County, West Virginia

Statement that William Reynolds, assignee of the representative of Daniel Lockley, is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a private of the State Line for three years of service. September 19, 1787.

Edmund Randolph Letter to William F. Ast

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00921
Scope and Contents Letter, 1804 September 12, Edmund Randolph,Richmond, [Va.] to W[illiam] F. Ast. Concerns an inquiry by Ast as to whether the Mutual Assurance Company can get its money back for paying a claim to Larkin Stanard for a fire it believes was arson on property that was over-valued by Stanard.

Land grant to ThomasTobin in the County of Harrison, present day West Virginia.  January 25, 1787.  Copy.

John Waller, Jr. Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01290
Scope and Contents Land Grant to John Waller, Junior for 400 acres in Hanover County, Virginia. Signed by William Gooch. August 9, 1735.

William Burdett Land Grant and Thomas Burdett Transfer to John Custis

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01281
Scope and Contents Sir William Berkeley land grant to William Burdett of three hundred acres of land in Accomac County for the transportation of six persons into the colony, 3 Oct. 1641.  

On verso, Thomas Burdett to whom land is granted by Berkeley assigns his land to John Custis of Northampton.  January 15, 1657.    William Burdett's wife, widow Alicia Traveller, later married John Custis as her fourth husband.  D.S.  2 pp.

Note: John Custis built his Arlington plantation on this land.