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Land tenure--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Land Title Act Passed by the General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01286
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of an Act passed by the General Assembly, October 27, 1748, relating to land titles. "At a General Assembly, ...held at the College in Williamsburg..."Includes the signature of Mary Hazzard and note that she has seen and heard the law. Also includes a copy of pages 408-09 and 426-431 from "The Statue a Large: Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia ...", by William Waller Hening (Richmond, 1819).

Virginia Quitrents Collection from 1704-1705 [Photostats]

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 V82
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of longhand transcripts of the 1704 Virginia quitrent lists for twenty counties. The lists give the names of landowners and acres held, with occasional comments on absentee landholders. Originals located at the Public Records Office, London, England.