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Brooke, Robert, -1744


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Robert Brooke Plat Survey of Spencer and Washington Land, 1741

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1741.00.00
Identifier: 2022-SC-007-022
Scope and Contents

Survey plat map of land contained between Dogue Run and Little Hunting Creek, shows the original grant of land between the Spencer family and the Washington family originally granted by Thomas Lord Culpepper in 1674 to Col. John Washington, who arrived in Virginia in 1657 and to Col. Nathaniel Spencer for a grant of 5,000 acres. This land is the future site of Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1741