The Resource Three deeds are located in oversize, box 2

Three deeds are located in oversize, box 2

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1824-1853
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1824-1853
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1824-1853, of the Shanks family of Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of deeds for property in Petersburg, and in Chesterfield, Prince George, and Surry Counties, and Richmond, Virginia; agreements concerning sale of land in Surry County and in Petersburg; correspondence regarding deeds, construction work, powers of attorney, insurance claims, bonds, and a bill of purchase; and a contract for the construction of a dam
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Born about 1783, Robert Shanks emigrated with his wife Elizabeth (b. ca. 1795) from Ireland and settled in Petersburg, Virginia. A carpenter, he acquired property in Petersburg and the surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Prince George and Surry. Robert Shanks died 21 July 1871, about 2 1/2 months after Elizabeth died 12 April 1871. They had at least five children, including Robert Shanks, Jr. (d. 1849) who also speculated in land.
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Vi
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Papers
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Three deeds are located in oversize, box 2
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http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00600.xml
Note
Three deeds are located in oversize, box 2
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Extent
21
Immediate source of acquisition
Butterworth, John Reynoldson
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000499255
Type of unit
items (9 leaves and 34p.).

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