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Prince George County (Va.)--History--18th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Land Indenture between Thomas Jones and the College of William & Mary

Identifier: UA 383
Scope and Contents

Land indenture between Thomas Jones and the College of William & Mary, dated 1723. The indenture covers a tract of land in Prince George and Surry Counties. The revenue from this land was to be used for maintaining and educating scholars at the College.

Dates: 1723

Rev. John J. Spooner Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp6
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.

Dates: 1786-1792

William Gooch Murder Trial Commission Order

Identifier: SC 01851
Content Description

Handwritten commission for a trial signed by William Gooch, Lt. Governor of the then Colony of Virginia, to a list of men from Prince George County, Virginia. The order outlines the trial for an enslaved woman named Nutty, belonging to Lewis Green, held in gaol, for charges she murdered Sam, an enslaved male belonging to Burwell Green.

Dates: 23 August 1739