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Land grants

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Official documents from a government to an individual conveying fee simple title to public lands.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

A chorographical map of the northern department of North-America, 1780

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 4
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-150
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1780

Land grant, Herbert Jeffries to George Brent, 1677 December 14

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1677.12.14
Identifier: W-653
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. A grant for 584 acres of land in Stafford, [later Fairfax] County on the north side of Little Hunting Creek, for transporting twelve persons to Va. Document signed, with embossed seal of colony, laminated, oversize document, endorsed in hand of Genl. W-n on back, watermark. This property was acquired by Washington in 1760. Signed by Virginia governor Herb. Jeffreys, Recorded by [Jno. Harrison?].

Dates: 1677 December 14

Land grant presented to Jacob Christman, Jr. by Thomas Lord Fairfax, 1753

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1753.00.00
Identifier: 2020-SC-001
Scope and Contents

Document signed "Fairfax" on parchment. Grants 425 acres of land in Augusta County to Jacob Christman. As the document notes, this land along the Lost River of Cacapon was surveyed by George Washington.

Dates: 1753

Land grant, Thomas Culpeper to John Washington and Nicholas Spencer, 1674 March 1

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1674.03.01
Identifier: W-646
Scope and Contents

Land grant of Culpeper, proprietor of Northern Neck, of 5000 acres to Col. John Washington and Col. Nicholas Spencer; the original patent for the Mount Vernon lands. Paper seal with coat of arms upper left corner. Docketed by George Washington and others on verso.

Dates: 1674 March 1

Land grant, Thomas Lord Fairfax to Isaac Sutherland, 1777 July 2

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1777.07.02
Identifier: A-860
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Document signed, laminated, docketed "Isaac Sotherland's Deed for 215 Acres in Frederick County Entd. and Exd." Deed for 215 acres of waste and ungranted lands in the Drains of Babb Creek in Frederick County--to pay annual quit rent of 1/ for every 50 A. Signed by Fairfax.

Dates: 1777 July 2

Land patent awarded to George Washington from Lord Dunmore, 1772 December 15

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: RM-1202
Scope and Contents

Document signed by Lord Dunmore, 1 page, on vellum, 24 x 26 inches. Docketed on verso “George Washingon Esq./ 10900 Acres/ Fincastle, Recorded and examined.”

Dates: 1772 December 15