The Resource Letter of William G. Pendleton

Letter of William G. Pendleton

Label
Letter of William G. Pendleton, 1820 Jan. 25
Title
Letter of William G. Pendleton
Inclusive dates
1820 Jan. 25
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Language
eng
Summary
Contains a letter from William G. Pendleton, Land Office, Richmond, regarding three hundred treasury warrants of 560 acres each in favor of George Rogers Clark. According to Pendleton, a note on these warrants indicated that they were issued to Col. Clark for the purpose of recruiting his battalions, in lieu of the bounty of 750 dollars. The letter also records the language on the voucher for the warrants certifying that Clark is entitled to 168,000 acres of waste & unappropriated lands within the Commonwealth according to the act for establishing a Land Office on 29 January 1780 by Thomas Everard, James Cocke, & Edward Archer
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Land Office. (Search Virginia Land Office as author).
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Letter of William G. Pendleton
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Land Office record group (RG# 4)
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Extent
1
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There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I. Letter of William G. Pendleton, 1820.
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001620078
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Type of unit
p.

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