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Benjamin Borden Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one document, the original land grant to Benjamin Borden of a tract of land for settlement in what would become Rockbridge County.
Dates: 1739-11-06

Edmondson and Arnold Family Land Grants

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0620
Content Description Two Rockbridge County, Va. land grants on parchment. The first was administered to David Edmondson on June 20, 1787 and the second William Arnold, on July 25, 1787. Edmondson's (Edmonston) document describes the property as being on the South Mountain on the Pedlar Gap road near or bordering Henry Nevil. Arnold's land, on the Forks of the James River, borders land of David Edmondson, James Templeton, William Holdman, and that of the McClung Family. Each document is signed by Virginia Lt....
Dates: 1787

Henry Lee Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0143
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Henry Lee III's diary and correspondences. It includes transcripts of the diary and his land grants.
Dates: 1779 - 1813

James Monroe Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0017
Scope and Contents This collection includes the appointment, July 29, 1800, of John Bowyer, Andrew Reid, and John Caruthers as presidential electors; proclamation, March 16, 1802, by Gov. Monroe authorizing the meeting house outside Lexington, Va. as a proper place for holding court (2 copies); and U.S. land grant of 160 acres, April 2, 1818, to Aaron Sanford. All of these documents are signed by Monroe.
Dates: Inclusive 1800-1818

Land grant document to William Galloway by the Commonwealth of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-1001
Scope and Contents Land grant for William Galloway near the confluence of the James River and Cowpasture River in what was Botetourt County, Virginia. This land became part of Alleghany County , Virginia upon the formation of that county in 1822. The document is signed by Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson.
Dates: 1781-04-10

Land Grants

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies and originals of 18th and 19th century land grants for acreage in Rockbridge County, Augusta County, Bath County, and other areas in southwestern Virginia. Three folders relate to the Borden land grant, which established Rockbridge County. There is a fragment of an undated, handwritten copy of the Borden land grant. Other folders related to the Borden grant include historical analysis and recounting of the development of the grant by E.P. Tompkins. Some land...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Walter Curtis Ayers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0263
Scope and Contents This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.
Dates: Inclusive 1940-1963

William Fleming Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833