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land grants

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Official documents from a government to an individual conveying fee simple title to public lands.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Page-Nelson Society of Virginia historic documents

Identifier: MSS 16454
Scope and Contents Note Page-Nelson Society of Virginia Historic documents (1790-1805, 0.21 cubic feet) contain an autograph letter signed from John Page (1744-1808) to "Dear Sir," noting that he will be absent from Congress during January 1791 (dated 6 December, 1790); a printed commission on parchment, completed in manuscript, appointing John Preston as Major in the Third Division of the Virginia Militia, signed by Governor John Page (1744-1808), dated 24 December 1802; a printed land grant on parchment...
Dates: 1790 - 1805

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