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Daniel Boone Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0014
Scope and Contents This receipt signed by Daniel Boone shows payment by William Fleming for a land survey.
Dates: 1783-03-12

David Carlisle Humphreys land survey field books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0321
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.
Dates: 1891

James McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three documents: a land survey, Oct. 27, 1795, of 624 acres on the Big Calf Pasture River in Rockbridge County, Virginia; deed of trust between William Moore and Andrew Reid, Jr. in favor of McDowell, Oct. 8, 1804; deed of 29 1/2 acres on South River from David, an emancipated slave, and McDowell, Dec. 23, 1816. Included in the Control folder is a Thesis by Mary Boyce Hicks, "James McDowell and the Virginia Slavery Debate of 1831-32," Athens, Georgia, 2010.
Dates: 1795 - 1816

Land Surveys

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0069
Scope and Contents This collection includes original land surveys for land in Rockbridge County. Includes surveyors drawings.
Dates: 1815 - 1943

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0181
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).
Dates: Inclusive 1811-1917

Plat Map and Land Survey by William Paxton for James Willson

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0544
Scope and Contents A survey and small map, dated 1818, of 115 acres of land in Rockbridge County, Virginia, which belonged to James Willson. The survey includes the names William Cunningham, Jonathan Poague, Rueben Grigsby, and Thomas McFarland, whose lands border the Willson property. The North Fork of the James River and Mill Creek are also mentioned in the survey.
Dates: 1818