James City County (Va.)--History--18th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
James City Legal Form Book
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev9 Oversize
Scope and Contents This book is a compilation of legal forms intended for use by a Virginia lawyer and by others associated with the early Virginia courts. It is not currently a bound book, but there are surviving front and back covers, and holes in many of the pages showing how the book had once been assembled. Neither the compiler of these forms nor the owner (or owners) of the form book is known. There does appear, however, a name on the back cover (V. Peyton), written twice. Different styles of...
Philip Johnson Legal Documents
Identifier: SC 00688
Scope and Contents Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...