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Northern Neck Collection, 1672-1936

Title
Northern Neck Collection, 1672-1936
ID
Mss. 39.2 N81
Extent
5.0 Items
Scope and Contents
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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Subjects
Doeg's Island
Northern Neck (Va.)--History
Genres
Maps
Petitions
Surveys (documents)
Typescripts
Languages
English

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Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Preferred Citation
Northern Neck Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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