Papers, 1672-1936, relating to the Northern Neck of Virginia. Includes plat, 1672, of 40 acres of land belonging to Ambrose Fielding and Jon Southerland and surveyed by Jo. Haynie; photocopy of warrant, 1694, for a survey and grant of Doeg's Island to William Sherwood (signed by Marguerite [Margaret] Culpeper, [Thomas, Lord] Fairfax, Catherine Fairfax, Alexander Culpeper and agents W[illia]m Fitzhugh and George Brent); typescript of petition, 1783, of Robert, Lord Fairfax and Denny Martin [Fairfax] to the Virginia General Assembly; and newspaper clipping, 1936, of an article by F. G. Lankford concerning education in the Northern Neck during the colonial period.
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Northern Neck Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.