Land speculation--Virginia--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01254
Scope and Contents Single sheet, two page advertisement for land for sale in Surry County, Virginia, known as South Claremont and an extension of Claremont Colony. Advertisement dated June 1887, Number 33, and published in Raymond, Surry County, Virginia.
Identifier: SC 01209
Scope and Contents Letter copybook of Christian Schultz of Marietta, Ohio and Wood County, Virginia (West Virginia). Includes copies of over 200 letters relating to land speculation, family problems, and natural history. Letters are written to Lewis Cass, DeWitt Clinton, Philip Doddridge, Stephen Girard, Thomas Jefferson, George Lorillard, Jacob Lorillard, Peter Lorillard, Return Jonathan Meigs, James Monroe (on the national character), Richard Channing Moore, Christian Nestell, Robert Owen, Henry R. Schoolcraft,...
Identifier: SC 01535
Scope and Contents Four letters to and from Thomas Wynne. The first letter from 1856, from Wynne, concerns a friend's volumes of literature and periodicals such as the "London Literary Gazette" that he is trying to sell to a library. The three letters between Wynne and Custis concern a piece of land being sold for $3,000. Wynne asks Custis to release a loan and Wynne will "give a note for the amount...payable at 6 months" or Wynne will have to have the property sold at auction to "pay the mortgage." Custis writes...