A Guide to the Deed, 1783 September 1 Deed MS 2000.80 1X

A Guide to the Deed, 1783 September 1

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2000.80 1X


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2000.80 1X
Title
Deed 1783 September1
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Williamsburg, VA
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Deed, Manuscript #MS 2000.80.1X, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1939

Biographical/Historical Information

Originally Middle Plantation, a 1632 fortified settlement located on high ground on the Peninsula between the James and York rivers, it was renamed Williamsburg after the capital of the Virginia Colony was moved there from Jamestown in 1698. The town received a royal charter as a city in 1722, and was the center of political events in Virginia leading to the American Revolution.

Scope and Content

Deed of a lot in Williamsburg, Va., by John Blair and Robert Andrews representing the trustees of Williamsburg, Va. Lot is bounded on north by Capitol Square, on east by street leading from south gate of Capitol to Francis St., on south by Francis St., and on west by Thomas Nelson's lot. Must be built upon within twenty-four months. Witnessed by {?} R{us}sell. Recorded by Ben{jamin} C{arter} Waller, Clerk of James City County, Va.

Arrangement

1 item.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Andrews, Robert
  • Blair, John, 1732-1800
  • Nelson, Thomas, b. 1764
  • Waller, Benjamin Carter
  • Corporate Names:

  • Capitol (Williamsburg, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Deeds-Virginia-James City County-History-18th century
  • Deeds-Virginia-Williamsburg-History-18th century

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Andrews, Robert
  • Blair, John, 1732-1800
  • Nelson, Thomas, b. 1764
  • Waller, Benjamin Carter