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Kentucky-Virginia Boundary Settlement Collection, 1799-1803

Kentucky-Virginia Boundary Settlement Collection, 1799-1803
Mss. Acc. 1996.56
0.02 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copies of Kentucky and Virginia documents, 1799-1803, relating to the boundary settlement between the two states.

May 1803 document is headed, "Agreement between the commissioners of the State of Virginia and Kentucky relative to the boundary lines between the said states" and includes two seals, one of James Garrard, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Henry Tomin.   The July 1803 document is headed, "General Assembly begun and held at the capitol in the City of Richmond, on Monday the second day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninetynine...an act for confirming and establishing the boundary line between the state and the state of Kentucky ascertained and fixed by certain commissioners appointed by both states, and for ... January 14, 1800...

Last page is dated July 1803 and signed by John Page, Governor of Virginia, with the Seal of the Commonwealth.

Garrard, James (1749-1822)
Page, John (1744-1808)
Boundaries, State
Boundary disputes
Legal documents

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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.
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Acquisition Note
Discovered in a book.
Preferred Citation
Kentucky-Virginia Boundary Settlement Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2009.
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