The Resource Item located in oversize, box 61

Item located in oversize, box 61

Label
1789 Feb. 5
Inclusive dates
1789 Feb. 5
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Land grant, dated 5 February 1789, for 2000 acres in Harrison County (West) Virginia, from Beverley Randolph, governor of Virginia, to Abner Penton
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Beverley Randolph was born 11 September 1753 at "Chatsworth" in Henrico County, Virginia, to Peter Randolph (1717-1767) and Lucy Bolling Randolph (b. 1719). He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1771. A lawyer, he served as a member of the House of Delegates from 1777 to 1781. He was president of the council in 1787 and was governor of Virginia from 1788 to 1791. Randolph married Martha Cocke of York County, Virginia, 14 February 1775, and they had at least 1 child. Randolph died at his home "Green Creek" in Cumberland County, Virginia, in February 1797.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Land grant
Label
Item located in oversize, box 61
Note
Item located in oversize, box 61
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Hundley, Josiah and Justina
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501026
Type of unit
leaf.

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