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Culpeper, Thomas (1635-1689) [Land grant to Thomas Mitchell of 2,436 acres in New Kent County, Virginia]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02468.10 Author/Creator: Culpeper, Thomas (1635-1689) Place Written: Virginia Type: Document signed Date: 8 February 1683 Pagination: 2 p. ; 33.4 x 46.2 cm

Summary of Content: Granted by Thomas Lord Culpeper, Baron of Thoresway. Signed as Royal Governor of the Colony of Virginia. Gives detailed descriptions of the boundaries of the property based on geographic and territorial landmarks. Also signed by Clerk of the Council and of the General Court Edward Chilton. Chilton would coauthor "The Present State of Virginia" with James Blair and Henry Hartwell. Notes on verso. Features paper seal.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsLand TransactionGeography and Natural HistoryLand Grant

Sub Era: The Thirteen Colonies

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