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Fairfax land papers

Petition of the Burgesses of the colony of Virginia to the King concerning their grievances relating to boundaries of land grants under King Charles II and King James II (?)

Extract of a letter from Major Gooch, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantation, Williamsburg, 1720 June 29

Paper concerning the surveying of and settling of the Northern Neck of Virginia. Instructions from Lord Fairfax, 1733 November 24

Letter of Edward Barradale to William Fairfax, 1735 October 31, concerning land boundaries

Benjamin Winslow and John Savage to Charles Carter, William Beverley, William Fairfax, 1736 October 31, regarding a breach of trust

Survey signed by William Fairfax, 1742 September 9

Paper concerning a survey, signed by Lord Fairfax and Lunsford Lomax and Peter Hedges, 1746 March 26

Records of a meeting of the commissioners appointed to run the boundary line of the land grant of Lord Fairfax, which included the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, 1746 September 15

Papers related to the expense of running the boundary line to divide the grant of Lord Fairfax, 1747 June 11

Two copies of land grant by Fairfax to John Dunbar, 1750. (Hardy County Book G, fol. 533)

Deed of transfer from Lord Fairfax to John Lemen, 1752 November 13

Land grant from Fairfax to Bryan Bruin, 1763 May 21

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