The Resource Land Office military warrant no. 3753, from the Virginia Land Office

Land Office military warrant no. 3753, from the Virginia Land Office

Label
Land Office military warrant no. 3753, from the Virginia Land Office, 1785
Title
Land Office military warrant no. 3753, from the Virginia Land Office
Inclusive dates
1785
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records contain military warrant 3753 for 3,000 acres, issued to George Washington on February 14, 1785. The warrant was originally issued by royal governor Lord Dunmore to John Roots for his French and Indian War military service. Roots assigned it to Washington on February 14, 1774, and it was then reissued in Washington's name by a resolution of the General Assembly passed December 30, 1784. The warrant was not endorsed by Washington
  • A copy of the U.S. government publication, "Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, on Bills Relating to the Estate of General George Washington, March 25 and May 23, 1912," is included with this entry. Warrant 3753 was a significant document in the hearing. The hearing included testimony from Lawrence Washington, a descendent of Augustine Washington, and Congressman Elmer A. Morse of Wisconsin
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Land Office (Search Virginia Land Office as author).
Member of
Action
  • Described
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • Revised
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 84
Citation source
Land Office Inventory
Label
Land Office military warrant no. 3753, from the Virginia Land Office
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04829.xml
Note
  • These records are part of the Virginia Land Office record group (RG#4)
  • There are no access restrictions
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Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid
Extent
2 items.
Immediate source of acquisition
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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000486351

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