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William Burdett Land Grant, 1641, 1657

William Burdett Land Grant, 1641, 1657
Mss. Sm Coll Burdett
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Sir William Berkeley land grant to William Burdett of three hundred acres of land in Accomac County for the transportation of six persons into the colony, 3 Oct. 1641.   Probably a contemporary copy of the grant which was used to transfer this property to John Custis.

On verso, Thomas Burdett to whom land is granted by Berkeley assigns his land to John Custis of Northampton.  January 15, 1657.    William Burdett's wife, widow Alicia Traveller, later married John Custis as her fourth husband.  D.S.  2 pp.

Note: John Custis built his Arlington plantation on this land.

Burdett, William (circa 1590-1643)
Berkeley, William, Sir (1606-1677)
Custis, John (ca. 1654–1714)
Accomack County (Va.)--History
Land grants--Virginia
Land grants

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Acquisition Note
Purchase. Accession number 1986.10.
Preferred Citation
William Burdett Land Grant, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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