The Resource 1623-1860
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- This accession, compiled by Fairfax Harrison, consists of a volume containing abstracts and transcripts of land patents and grants, 1623-1860, for lands in Virginia's Northern Neck and adjoining areas. These patents and grants were issued by the royal government of Great Britain, state government of Virginia, and the proprietors of the Northern Neck. The majority of entries are dated between 1623 and 1772
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- The son of Burton Norvell Harrison (1838-1904) and Constance Cary Harrison (1843-1920), Fairfax Harrison was born 13 March 1869 in New York, New York. He received his A.B. from Yale University in 1891 and his Master's of Arts from Columbia University in 1892. Admitted to the New York bar in 1892, Harrison became a solicitor for the Southern Railway in 1896. In 1906, he became a vice-president, and in 1913, president of the Southern Railway, retiring in 1937. Harrison served as vice-president of the Virginia Historical Society and as chairman of the committee overseeing the compilation of the INDEX OF VIRGINIA by Earl G. Swem (1870-1965). Harrison also wrote several histories on Virginia, including works on the Northern Neck, on horses and horse racing, and the Harrison and Cary families. Harrison married Hetty Cary (1871-1943) 6 June 1894. Harrison died 2 February 1938.
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- Patents and grants for certain land in the Northern Neck and adjoining areas
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