A Guide to the List containing unprocessed grants and surveys from the Virginia Land Office, undated LOI 74

A Guide to the List containing unprocessed grants and surveys from the Virginia Land Office, undated

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number LOI 74


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
LOI 74
Title
List containing unprocessed grants and surveys from the Virginia Land Office, undated
Extent
11 items (1 folder)
Creator
Virginia. Land Office
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Virginia. Land Office. List containing unprocessed grants and surveys from the Virginia Land Office, undated. Accession Land Office inventory entry no. 74, State government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Archives Branch, Richmond, VA 23219.

Acquisition Information

Accession LOI 74 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 an undated list containing three categories. In one is given those grants which were not signed or recorded; in another, those surveys for military officers which the governor refused to sign; and in the third, those surveys stayed by caveats and not patented. The first and third are divided into columns listing the name of the party concerned, the number of acres involved, the county in which the land was located, and the reason the document was not signed. The second section does not contain the column for county location. The majority of the entries are undated. The list is not signed.


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. Land Office
  • Subjects:

  • Bounties, Military -- Virginia.
  • Land grants -- Virginia.
  • Surveying -- Virginia.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Lists.
  • State government records -- Virginia