Cumberland County (Va.)--History--18th century
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Receipt signed by John Blair for George Carrington, Deputy Clerk, Cumberland, for taxes in 1762 and 1763, "Recd for Mr. Cocke in his absence." Receipt signed by Charles Barker for George Carrington for attending as witness for Nicholas Davis and Milton Burford. Also signed by Henry Davenport. 1767.
Deed, 1755, for 400 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. from Robert Carter, Sr. to Robert Carter, Jr. and Thomas Carter; and mortgage, 1762, of 313 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. by Robert Carter, Sr. to John Pleasants, Sr. and John Pleasants, Jr.
Letter, 2 March 1795, of Eliza Short Ridgely, "Hors-du-Monde" [Cumberland County, Va.] to her nephew Jack [John Thomas Edmunds] concerning his health; and letter, 23 December 1807, of John [Thomas] Edmunds, Cabin Point, Va. to his uncle F[rederick] Ridgely, near Versailles, Kentucky concerning the possibility of war with Great Britain and the recruiting of troops in Virginia.
Arithmetic book, 1766, of John Sublet, Cumberland County, Virginia, and Warren County, Ohio. The book includes later notations, including a problem based on the distance from Cumberland Court House, Virginia to Williamsburg, Virginiaa., page 51. Records the death of John Sublet, 19 December 1815, on page 78. Verse giving John Sublet's place of residence is on page 42. Cover is partially made of burlap.