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1766 April 26
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1766 April 26
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Language
eng
Summary
Deed, 26 April 1766, for 1,093 1/2 acres in Perquimans County, North Carolina, from Marmaduke Norfleet of Perquimans County to George Washington (1732-1799) of Fairfax County, Virginia, and Fielding Lewis (1725-1782) of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Deed was recorded 20 May 1766 and registered 5 June 1766 in Perquimans County. This is a photostat copy made of pages 187, 188, and 189 from a deed book of Perquimans County
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Biographical or historical data
George Washington was born 22 February 1732 (adjusted calendar) in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Augustine Washington (1694-1743) and Mary Ball Washington (1708-1789). He became a surveyor at a young age, and an officer in the Virginia militia. Washington was appointed a lieutenant colonel in the Virginia militia during the French and Indian War. He was a member of the House of Burgesses from 1758 to 1774, and a member of the first and second Continental Congresses in 1774 and 1775. On 15 June 1775, Washington was appointed General commanding the Continental Army and served until 1783. He was president of the Federal Constitutional Convention in 1787, and was elected the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. He married Martha Dandridge Custis (1731-1802) 6 January 1759. Washington died at Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia, 14 December 1799, and was buried there.
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Deed
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
Immediate source of acquisition
Hoppin, C. A.
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000487735
Reproduction note
Photostat (positive).
Type of unit
leaves.

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