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Alexander Read Virginia land office military warrant

 Item — Box: BW 21, Folder: [X031750309]
Identifier: MSS 16436

Scope and Contents Note

The Alexander Read Virginia land office military warrant (1784; 0.03 cubic feet) documents one Revolutionary War veteran's receipt of land for his service. This warrant number 2899 grants 466 and 2/3 acres of land to Alexander Read, with hand-written details of the transaction on the verso.

Dates

  • 1784

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Alexander Read served for at least three years in the U.S. Revolutionary War and received 466 and 2/3 acres of land for his service.

Source: Materials within collection.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Title
Alexander Read Virginia land office military warrant
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
13 November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States