The Resource Field notes, 1746 September 15 - November 13
- Field notes, 1746 September 15 - November 13
- Inclusive dates
- 1746 September 15 - November 13
- Field notes of the Commission appointed to run the boundary line of the land of Thomas Lord Fairfax, 15 September - 13 November 1746. On 11 April 1745 a decree was entered in the suit of Virginia vs. Fairfax. The decree, based in part on a survey made in 1736/37 of the Northern Neck area, precipitated additional litigation. Thus, this survey was ordered by the Privy Council in an effort to effect a peaceful settlement of the controversy. The field notes are in diary form
- Additional physical form
- Original available on microfilm (Virginia Colonial Records Project, Film 1607, Reel 48)
- Biographical or historical data
- Governor William Gooch, on behalf of the Crown, appointed Joshua Fry, Lunsford Lomax, and Peter Hedgman as commissioners. Lord Fairfax appointed William Fairfax, William Beverley, and Charles Carter. The commissioners then selected Peter Jefferson and Robert Brooke as surveyors for the Crown and Benjamin Winslow and Thomas Lewis on behalf of Lord Fairfax.
- Cataloging source
- 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
- Original record located at British Public Record Office Class C.O. 5/1344.
- Location of other archival material
- Library of Virginia
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