A Guide to the List of military warrants lodged in the surveyor's office of Fincastle, from the Virginia Land Office, undated LOI 83

A Guide to the List of military warrants lodged in the surveyor's office of Fincastle, from the Virginia Land Office, undated

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the Library of Virginia
Accession Number LOI 83


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
LOI 83
Title
List of military warrants lodged in the surveyor's office of Fincastle, from the Virginia Land Office, 2014
Extent
1 item (5 p.)
Creator
Virginia. Land Office
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Virginia. Land Office. List of military warrants lodged in the surveyor's office of Fincastle, from the Virginia Land Office, undated. Accession Land Office inventory entry no. 83, State government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Archives Branch, Richmond, VA 23219.

Acquisition Information

Accession LOI 83 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

A list, endorsed by William Preston, Fincastle County surveyor, containing in columns the name of the person to whom the warrant was issued, the number of acres contained therein, and assignments made on the warrants. These warrants were approved by Lord Dunmore as governor.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Preston, William 1729-1783
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. Land Office
  • Subjects:

  • Bounties, Military -- Virginia.
  • Land grants -- Virginia.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Fincastle County (Va.)
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Lists.
  • State government records -- Virginia