The Resource James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds, (microform)

James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds, (microform)

Label
James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds, 1638-1713.
Title
James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds
Inclusive dates
1638-1713.
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds, 1638-1713. The collection contains one land grant and three deeds, as follows: a land grant (patent) to Richard Kempe, 1638 Mar. 4; a deed between Thomas Drinkard and Elizabeth, the wife of Samuel Chappel, of the one part, and Francis Lightfoot of the other part, 1712 Apr. 10; a deed between Thomas Drinkard, shoemaker, of the one part, and Francis Lightfoot, 1712 Apr. 19; and a deed from Elizabeth Chermaison and Claude Rouneire, Executor of Joseph Chermaison, and Edward Jacquelin, 1712 Jan. 12
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Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Received
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • James City County was named for James I. It was one of the eight shires established in 1634. Parts of New Kent and York Counties were added later.
  • During the Civil War, the records of James City County and Williamsburg were transferred to Richmond for safekeeping but were destroyed by fire in Richmond on 3 April 1865.
Cataloging source
Vi
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Location of other archival material
  • Additional James City County Land Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia City and County Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
  • James City County/Williamsburg County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional James City County/Williamsburg County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
James City County (Va.) Land Grant and Deeds, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001560020
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel (12 images)

Library Locations

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