Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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?].
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.
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.
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.
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.”