The Resource Virginia Charters in the British Public Record Office

Virginia Charters in the British Public Record Office

Label
Virginia Charters in the British Public Record Office, 1584-1688
Title
Virginia Charters in the British Public Record Office
Inclusive dates
1584-1688
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains positive photostats of eight Virginia charters in the British Public Record Office
  • Letters Patent to Walter Raleigh Esq. etc., 25 March 1584. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66) no. 1237 (extract), 4 prints
  • Letters patent to "our loving and well-disposed subjects" Sir Thomas Gates, etc., 10 April 1606. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66) no. 1709 first entry, 6 prints
  • Letters patent for colonizing Virginia, 23 May 1609. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66) No. 1796, no. 5, 14 prints
  • Grant by letters patent to the Treasurer, Company and Adventures of Virginia, 12 March 1611/12. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66) No. 1911, No. 1, 10 prints
  • Grant of the entire colony to Arlington and Culpeper (abstracts), 25 February 1672/3, Signet Office, Docquets, Vol. 16, (Index 6815), page 603, 1 print
  • Letters patent for Virginia (abstract), March 1675/6 Signet Office Docquets, Vol. 17, (Index 6816), page 245, 1 print
  • The king's grant to all his subjects inhabiting the colony of Virginia, 10 October [1676]. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66), No. 330, no. 2. See 2 HENING, 532-533. Another version is printed in VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY, volume 56 (1948), pp. 263-266 from Lee-Ludwell papers, Virginia Historical Society. Fairfax Harrison VIRGINIA LAND GRANTS, p. 32, 144 cites Pat. Roll, 28 Car. II, p. 1, No. 11. 2 prints
  • Grant of Northern Neck to Henry, Earl of St. Albans and others, 27 September 1688. Chancery Patent Rolls (c. 66), No. 330, no. 2, 4 prints
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Location of originals duplicates
Originals located in the British Public Record Office (P.R.O.).
Label
Virginia Charters in the British Public Record Office
Note
This record is part of the Colonial Government record group (RG# 1)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
8
Governing access note
No access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
British Public Record Office
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001524473
Reproduction note
Photostats.
Type of unit
items.

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