A Guide to the List of surveys made in the name of Henry Banks upon which grants were issued from the Virginia Land Office, undated LOI 45

A Guide to the List of surveys made in the name of Henry Banks upon which grants were issued from the Virginia Land Office, undated

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Accession Number LOI 45


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
LOI 45
Title
List of surveys made in the name of Henry Banks upon which grants were issued from the Virginia Land Office, undated
Extent
1 item (22 p.)
Creator
Virginia. Land Office
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Virginia. Land Office. List of surveys made in the name of Henry Banks upon which grants were issued from the Virginia Land Office, undated. Accession Land Office inventory entry no. 45, State government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Archives Branch, Richmond, VA 23219.

Acquisition Information

Accession LOI 45 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

Columned list recording the number of acres, the book and page reference, the number of the survey, the county in which the land is located, the final grantee, and the date of the grant. Most of the grants were issued to Henry Banks, including lands in Ohio and in Boutetourt, Greenbrier, Harrison, Henrico, Jefferson, Kanawha, Monongalia, Monroe, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockbridge, Russell, and Wythe counties.

Other grantees listed include James Abernathy, Alexander Alexander, Joseph Anderson, James C. Anthony, John Banks, William B. Banks, Samuel Barton, Francis Bright, Archibald Chisholm, Richard Claiborne, William Croghan, James Currie, William Duval, Marcus Elcan, Joseph Gallego, Reuben George, John Glenn, John Graham, Francis Graves, Evan Guynne, John Hannah, Samuel Hanway, Harry Heth, Mary P. Hickman, Caleb Kirk, Jacob Kuhn, Henry Lee, Thomas Matthews, Richard Matthews, Robert Means, William Michael Hannah, Alexander Nelson, George Nicholson, Samuel Paine, William G. Payne, Benjamin Pollard, Alexander Quarrier, Richard Raquett, John Righter, Michael Ryan, John Satchell, Richard Smith, Joseph Strother, Richard Sydmor, Thomas A. Taylor, John P. Thomas, Alexander Welch, William Whitcroft, Christian Wirman, and Frederick Yeiser.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Abernathy, James.
  • Alexander, Alexander.
  • Anderson, Joseph.
  • Anthony, James C.
  • Banks, Henry.
  • Banks, John.
  • Banks, William B.
  • Barton, Samuel.
  • Bright, Francis.
  • Chisholm, Archibald.
  • Claiborne, Richard.
  • Croghan, William.
  • Currie, James.
  • DuVal, William.
  • Elcan, Marcus
  • Gallego, Joseph
  • George, Reuben
  • Glenn, John
  • Graham, John
  • Graves, Francis.
  • Guynne, Evan
  • Hannah, John
  • Hannah, William Michael
  • Hanway, Samuel
  • Heth, Harry.
  • Hickman, Mary P.
  • Kirk, Caleb
  • Kuhn, Jacob
  • Lee, Henry.
  • Matthews, Richard
  • Matthews, Thomas.
  • Means, Robert.
  • Nelson, Alexander
  • Nicholson, George
  • Paine, Samuel.
  • Payne, William G.
  • Pollard, Benjamin
  • Quarrier, Alexander
  • Raquett, Richard
  • Righter, John
  • Ryan, Michael
  • Satchell, John
  • Smith, Richard.
  • Taylor, Thomas A.
  • Thomas, John P.
  • Welch, Alexander
  • Whitcroft, William
  • Wirman, Christian
  • Yeiser, Frederick
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. Land Office
  • Subjects:

  • Surveying -- Virginia.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Botetourt County (Va.)
  • Greenbrier County (Va.)
  • Harrison County (Va.)
  • Henrico County (Va.)
  • Jefferson County (Va.)
  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)
  • Monongalia County (Va.)
  • Monroe County (Va.)
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Ohio
  • Randolph County (Va.)
  • Rockbridge County (Va.)
  • Russell County (Va.)
  • Wythe County (Va.)
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Lists.
  • State government Records -- Virginia

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Abernathy, James.
  • Alexander, Alexander.
  • Anderson, Joseph.
  • Anthony, James C.
  • Banks, Henry.
  • Banks, John.
  • Banks, William B.
  • Barton, Samuel.
  • Bright, Francis.
  • Chisholm, Archibald.
  • Claiborne, Richard.
  • Croghan, William.
  • Currie, James.
  • DuVal, William.
  • Elcan, Marcus
  • Gallego, Joseph
  • George, Reuben
  • Glenn, John
  • Graham, John
  • Graves, Francis.
  • Guynne, Evan
  • Hannah, John
  • Hannah, William Michael
  • Hanway, Samuel
  • Heth, Harry.
  • Hickman, Mary P.
  • Kirk, Caleb
  • Kuhn, Jacob
  • Lee, Henry.
  • Matthews, Richard
  • Matthews, Thomas.
  • Means, Robert.
  • Nelson, Alexander
  • Nicholson, George
  • Paine, Samuel.
  • Payne, William G.
  • Pollard, Benjamin
  • Quarrier, Alexander
  • Raquett, Richard
  • Righter, John
  • Ryan, Michael
  • Satchell, John
  • Smith, Richard.
  • Taylor, Thomas A.
  • Thomas, John P.
  • Welch, Alexander
  • Whitcroft, William
  • Wirman, Christian
  • Yeiser, Frederick

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Botetourt County (Va.)
  • Greenbrier County (Va.)
  • Harrison County (Va.)
  • Henrico County (Va.)
  • Jefferson County (Va.)
  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)
  • Monongalia County (Va.)
  • Monroe County (Va.)
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Ohio
  • Randolph County (Va.)
  • Rockbridge County (Va.)
  • Russell County (Va.)
  • Wythe County (Va.)