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Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.

Dates

  • 1747 - 1766

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington & Lee University's Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Alexander was the founder in 1749 of a school that became known later as Augusta Academy, the original forerunner of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet