A Guide to the Rights for land of the Virginia Land Office, 1738-1750 LOI 3

A Guide to the Rights for land of the Virginia Land Office, 1738-1750

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number LOI 3


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
LOI 3
Title
Rights for land of the Virginia Land Office, 1738-1750
Extent
47 items
Creator
Virginia. Colonial Land Office.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Virginia. Land Office. Rights for land of the Virginia Land Office, 1738-1750. Accession Land Office inventory entry no. 3, State government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Archives Branch, Richmond, VA 23219.

Acquisition Information

Accession LOI 3 transferred by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1948.


Historical Information

The act which established the previous Land Office next hit passed the General Assembly on 22 June 1779. The register was the head of the Office and was appointed by joint ballot of both houses of the legislature.

Scope and Content

These records contain printed forms signifying that a stated sum had been paid and that the bearer was entitled to the specified acreage, at a ratio of one crown for fifty acres. Only the date and the signatures of the deputy auditor John Blair and receivers general John Grymes and Philip Grymes are written by hand. Several of the records have annotations on the back, including the names those records were issued to: Joshua Fry, M. Eaton, Isaac Hale, Lewis Whitehead, Edmund Wooldridge, and John Madison.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:

Rights for land of the Virginia Land Office, 1738-1750

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Blair, John, 1687-1771
  • Eaton, M.
  • Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754
  • Grymes, John, 1692-1748
  • Grymes, Philip, 1721-1762
  • Hale, Isaac.
  • Madison, John.
  • Whitehead, Lewis.
  • Wooldridge, Edmund.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. Land Office.
  • Subjects:

  • Land grants -- Virginia -- 18th century.
  • Right of property -- Virginia.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Forms (documents)
  • State government records.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Blair, John, 1687-1771
  • Eaton, M.
  • Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754
  • Grymes, John, 1692-1748
  • Grymes, Philip, 1721-1762
  • Hale, Isaac.
  • Madison, John.
  • Whitehead, Lewis.
  • Wooldridge, Edmund.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775