The Resource Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate, (microform)

Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate, (microform)

Label
Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate, 1858-1862.
Title
Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate
Inclusive dates
1858-1862.
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate, 1858-1862. Consists of a land grant to George W. Buchanan, 1862 Aug. 1; and a copy of an agreement between Thomas Preston and Thomas Spencer and others leasing the Preston Saltworks Estate, containing four thousand acres, for fifty thousand dollars a year. The lease includes a description of the saltworks
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Biographical or historical data
Smyth County was named in 1832 for Alexander Smyth, a former congressman from Virginia who had died in 1830 while efforts were underway to create the new county. The county was formed from Washington and Wythe Counties.
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 Smyth County Land Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Smyth County (Va.) Land Grant and Lease of the Preston Saltworks Estate, (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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001558932
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
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Type of unit
reel (8 images)

Library Locations

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