The Resource Registers of surveys and fees from the Virginia Land Office

Registers of surveys and fees from the Virginia Land Office

Label
Registers of surveys and fees from the Virginia Land Office, 1779-1888
Title
Registers of surveys and fees from the Virginia Land Office
Inclusive dates
1779-1888
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records contain lists of the surveys received in the office along with supplemental information varying with each volume. All record the name of the owner, the quantity of land in each tract, and the date on which the survey was received in the office. Beginning with the volume for period May 1780-November 27, 1794, the amount of the fee received is given. The first two volumes indicate whether the survey was initiated by the payment of composition money or the presentation of a warrant. The volume for 1794-1799 noted the tax of 42 cents placed on each assignment
  • Inverted and reversed in the back of the volume for 1779-1785 is a four-page account of the tax money received between 1782 and 1785 on grants exceeding 1,400 acres. At this time there was a tax of 5 shillings on each 100 acres above 1,400 in a grant
  • This series containis: a) October 10, 1779-January 3, 1785; b) August 1787-November 22, 1794; c) November 27, 1794-September 30, 1799; d) January 1, 1812-May 5, 1838; e) May 29, 1838-September 22, 1854; f) October 2, 1854- March 9, 1888
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 is available on Land Office Reels 352-353.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 53
Citation source
Land Office Inventory
Label
Registers of surveys and fees from the Virginia Land Office
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Land Office record group (RG#4)
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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000486313
Type of unit
v.

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