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3 edition of Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck found in the catalog.

Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck

by Charles E. Kemper

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Published in [Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northern Neck (Va.),
  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF229 .K4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[297]-318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22878808M
    LC Control Number42031532

    were limited on the north by Fairfax's Northern Neck Grant and the boundaries of Maryland and Pennsylvania to the westward of Fairfax; on the east by the Blue Ridge mountains; on the south by the Caroline line. On the west its territory embraced all the soil held by the British without limit of . Item #WRCAM An official document recording a contract to rent land to one Isaac Foster by Thomas Fairfax, the Sixth Lord Fairfax and proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. In the document, Fairfax agrees to rent acres of land in Frederick County to Isaac Foster, the boundaries of which are described therein.

    Index to Virginia Wills and Administrations: A fully-searchable index to the administrations, inventories, wills, and other documents relating to the estates of individuals as contained in Will Books and Order Books for the period to This . The Willis Family of the Northern Neck in Virginia, [Rush, Peggy Frances] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Willis Family of the Northern Neck in Virginia, /5(3).

    There was substantial disagreement over the boundaries of the Northern Neck Proprietary. In Fairfax's son, also named Thomas, got into a legal wrangle with Virginia over the extent of his domain, its size being defined by the location of two rivers whose sources were unknown at the time Charles had made his grant.   Fairfax arrived in Virginia in May and stayed 2 1/2 years, during which he straightened out the books and had surveyor John Warner map the Northern Neck's boundaries.


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Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck by Charles E. Kemper Download PDF EPUB FB2

Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck by Kemper, Charles E. (Charles Edward), Pages: It appears from Col. Byrd's papers relating to the settlement of the Northern Neck Boundaries (which are reproduced at length in "Wynne's edition but not in Bassett's) that the Byrd commission and the Fairfax commission each made a separate map (Wynne II,).

The Library of Virginia holds almost all extant Northern Neck Proprietary papers, as well as other related documents. Most important of these are the grant books. Prior togrants in the Northern Neck Proprietary are found in the regular Land Office patent books. Nell Nugent’s Cavaliers and Pioneers (vol-umes 1 and 2) abstracts these and other patents.

A full listing of Northern Neck. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck, ([Richmond, Va., ]), by Charles E.

Kemper (page images at HathiTrust) Colonial Records of Virginia (Gutenberg ebook) Septima pars patentium de anno regni Regis Jacobi Secundi quarto ([London: s.n., ?]), by England and Wales. Sovereign ( James II) and Thomas Culpeper (HTML at.

Northern Neck is the Land of George Washington and Robert E. Lee and that "From its four corners came the blood that flowed in their veins." The Northern Neck Historical Society was established in to collect and preserve data peculiar to the region and to publish a magazine called Northern Neck Historical Magazine to disseminate such.

Three collections of records comprise the surveys related to land grants in the Northern Neck. The Northern Neck Surveys,–, and the Northern Neck Plats and Certificates, –, are unrecorded documents arranged in folders.

The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas (traditionally called "necks" in Virginia) on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in the Commonwealth of Virginia (the other two are the Middle Peninsula and the Virginia Peninsula).This peninsula is bounded by the Potomac River on the north and the Rappahannock River on the south.

It encompasses the Country: United States. In these valleys, north of a line surveyed between the sources of the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers, became part of a vast proprietary grant, known as the Northern Neck. 2 This included all of the Patterson Creek Valley.

The grant was an old one, having been made by Charles II inwhile in exile, to several his friends and. The storied Valley of Virginia (also known as the Appalachian Valley) is bounded by the Blue Ridge on the east and, for most of its length, by the West Virginia border on the west.

Samuel Kercheval's history of the Valley of Virginia, published originally inconcentrates upon this region from through the Revolutionary War. The work also describes life on the frontier. Sources: Almost all extant Northern Neck Proprietary papers, as well as other related documents, may be found at the Library of Virginia.

Most important of these are the grant books. Prior togrants in the Northern Neck Proprietary are found in the regular Land Office patent books. Kemper, Charles E. “Documents Relating to the Boundaries of the Northern Neck.” Virginia Historical Magazine 28 (October ): Leigh, Frences Butler.

“Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the War.” In Principles and Privilege: Two Women’s Lives on a Georgia Plantation.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Mitchell, E. Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia,Marriages and Marriage References for the Counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Old Rappahannock, Richmond, and Westmoreland.

Documents relating to the boundaries of the Northern Neck 1 edition - first published in Historical notes from the records of Augusta County, Virginia 1 edition - first published in The Northern Neck Proprietary – also called the Northern Neck land grant, Fairfax Proprietary, or Fairfax Grant – was a land grant first contrived by the exiled English King Charles II in and encompassing all the lands bounded by the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers in colonial constituted up to 5, acres (20, km 2) of Virginia's Northern Neck and.

Historic Land Records Research. For information about researching current Fairfax Circuit Court Land Records and Deeds, please visit the Land Records Research Room page or contact the Land Records Division at (press 3, then 4) (TTY ).

The Land Records Research Room is open to the public from a.m. until p.m., Monday through Friday. Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River.

Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied.

Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, compiled by Gertrude E. Gray; Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., This is a comprehensive listing of pertinent information on all surviving grants. The grants are listed chronologically by Grant Book and sequential grant number.

Format Book Published Baltimore: Otter Bay Books, [] Edition Rev. ed Language English ISBNDescription xx, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Get this from a library. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck warrants & surveys.

[Peggy S Joyner] -- The first four volumes abstracted a collection (no. ) of surveys which was arranged by county and then by the grantee's name.

The last volume in this series abstracted records which were. In he had assisted in the survey of the boundaries of the Northern Neck and in had surveyed Lord Fairfax’s boundaries on the South Branch and on the Greenway Court manor.

He was also an extensive landowner in Orange County; on 21 July he was issued grants in that area by Lord Fairfax for 1, acres (Northern Neck Deeds and.Virginia / discovered and discribed by Captayn John Smith, A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging to the Rt.

Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron Cameron A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Drawn by Joshua Fry & .A Journal of my Journey over the Mountains began Fryday the 11th.

of March /8was a son of Isaac and a nephew of John. He received a deed for acres on the South Branch on 7 June (Northern Neck Deeds and Grants, Book G,Vi publish, and encourage the use of documentary sources, relating to the history of the United.