The Resource Records of grants by the Governor to the United States from the Virginia Land Office,, 1874-1908

Records of grants by the Governor to the United States from the Virginia Land Office,, 1874-1908

Label
Records of grants by the Governor to the United States from the Virginia Land Office,
Title
Records of grants by the Governor to the United States from the Virginia Land Office,
Statement of responsibility
1874-1908
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records contain deeds and plats of sites conveyed to the United States government by Virginia for the construction of "light houses, beacons, or other aids to navigation," according to instructions given in an act of the General Assembly passed April 16, 1874. The earliest conveyance is dated August 3, 1874, and latest September 6, 1886
  • The texts of the transfers of four sites, three surveyed in 1888 and one in 1908, have been recorded in Grant Books 120 and 122. The final survey is for lands included in a proposed reclamation scheme at Fort Monroe, Virginia
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
Additional physical form
Microfilm available on Land Office Reel 361.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 71
Citation source
Land Office Inventory
Label
Records of grants by the Governor to the United States from the Virginia Land Office,, 1874-1908
Note
  • These records are part of the Virginia Land Office record group (RG#4)
  • There are no access restrictions
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1 v.
Immediate source of acquisition
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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000486356

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