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Land grants

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Anderson, William A., 1821-07-14

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains a land grant for William A. Anderson for fifty five and a half acres of land in Rockbridge County along the South River. The file also includes a typescript document verifying the original land grant's validity, certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Land Office in Richmond, as well as a handrawn map of the area.

Dates: 1821-07-14

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

Beverley, 1749

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This file includes a fragment of a land grant for William Beverley for one hundred and fifty six acres in Augusta County, VA in exchange for "twevle pound fifteen schillings" from 1749. Also includes photocopy of the grant fragment. Notes presence of Beverley Manor.

Dates: 1749

Bird, Andrew H. (copy only), 1812-01-27

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a photocopy of a land grant for Andrew H. Bird for two hundred and twenty two acres in Bath County.

Dates: 1812-01-27

Borden, 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file contains two copies of E.P. Tompkins article on the Borden Grant, as well as a number of Lexington New Gazette articles on the same topic.

Dates: 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

Borden

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a typescript manuscript of the Borden Grant article by E.P. Tompkins. Also includes a photo of an annotated map of the Borden Land grant. Also includes a list of settlers who recieved the first Borden deeds between 1741 and 1743.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Borden (Fragment)

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file contains a fragment of a copy of the Borden Grant, as well as a photocopy of the fragment.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Bowland, Andrew (copy only), 1815-06-05

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

This file contains a photocopy of a land grant for 250 acres of Bath County for Andrew Bowlands.

Dates: 1815-06-05

Crosswait, William (copy), 1830-08

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a handwritten copy of a land grant for William Crosswait for a plot of land in Orange County for forty shillings.

Dates: 1830-08

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

General, 1742 - 1880

 File — RHS Collection #0077, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains a notebook with information about the Memoranda detailing the title to the Douthat Society, also includes noterized receipt for real estate sale from John and Margaret Delaaney. Also contains document noting the sale of 100 acres in Rockbridge County to the Walker family.

Dates: 1742 - 1880

Henry Lee III papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35101013592907], Folder: 1-9
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0143
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary and three letters written by Henry Lee III; also included are three land grants and one military commission signed by Lee during his tenure as governor of Virginia.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1779 - 1813

James Monroe Papers

 Collection
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 — 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

Miller, John, 1783-12-24

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

This file contains a typescript copy of information related to a land grant granted to John Miller, for land in Botetort and Rockbridge County, Virginia of about five thousand acres. The copy includes information on bordering properities and their ownership.

Dates: Event: 1783-12-24

Oliver, John (copy only), 1791-01-19

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

This file contains a photocopy of a land grant to John Oliver for 102 acres in Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1791-01-19

Peoples Family (copies only), 1985-09-25, 1779-12-25

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two copies of a land grant for one hundred acres in Rockbridge County near Buffalo Creek to John Peoples, as well as a note concerning the contents of the land grants from a Peoples family descendant.

Dates: 1985-09-25; Event: 1779-12-25

Trimble, 1758-12-15, 1799-07-10

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two land grant records. The first is to James Trimble for land in Augusta County, and the second is to Alexander Trimble for land in Rockbridge County. Signed by James Wood, governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1758-12-15; 1799-07-10

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 and Anne Fleming Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers created by or related to William and Anne Fleming and several family members on Anne's side, including her parents, Israel and Elizabeth, and her brother, William.The subjects include Flemings accounts of his trips to Kentucky, his journal of the first Kentucky convention of which he served as chair, letters about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs. There are commissions, wills and estate inventories, land surveys and indentures, a...
Dates: circa 1754-1833, 2000