A Guide to the Land Grant, 1787 May 10 Land Grant MS 2000.84 1X

A Guide to the Land Grant, 1787 May 10

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2000.84 1X


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2000.84 1X
Title
Land Grant 1787 May 10
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Land Grant, Manuscript #MS 2000.84 1X, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Source unknown

Biographical/Historical Information

Beverley Randolph was born in Henrico County in 1754, the son of Colonel Peter and Lucy Bolling Randolph. A 1771 graduate of the College of William and Mary, Randolph was a member of the general assembly during the Revolutionary War and considered to be an ardent patriot. He was chosen as President of the Executive Council of Virginia and in December 1788 succeeded Gov. Edmund Randolph. He died in Cumberland County in February 1797.

Scope and Content

Lieutenant-governor Beverley Randolph (acting for Governor Edmund Randolph) grants Wingfield 66 acres of land in Albemarle County, Va. Wingfield was assignee of James Buchanan, attorney for James and Robert Donald & Co. {of Glasgow, Scotland.} Signed by John Harvie, Re{gister} L{and} O{ffice}. Printed form with manuscript insertions. Bears seal of Virginia.

Arrangement

1 item.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Buchanan, James L.
  • Harvie, John, 1742-1807
  • Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797
  • Wingfield, Charles, d. 1819
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. Land Office
  • Subjects:

  • Governors-Virginia
  • Land grants-Virginia-Albemarle County-History-18th century
  • Merchants-Scotland-Glasgow-History-18th century
  • Seals (Numismatics)-Virginia
  • Geographical Names:

  • Albemarle County (Va.)-History-18th century

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Buchanan, James L.
  • Harvie, John, 1742-1807
  • Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797
  • Wingfield, Charles, d. 1819

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Albemarle County (Va.)-History-18th century