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Fairfax, Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693-1781) Signed Land Deed, November 22, 1775.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Fairfax, Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693-1781) Signed Land Deed, November 22, 1775. Parchment land deed with seal, signed by Fairfax in lower right corner, concerning Henry Whiting of Frederick County, for a 951 acre tract of land in Berkeley County called Swan Ponds, as surveyed by Guy Broadwater and Richard Rigg, with neighbors Rutherford, Turner, Wilson, Fairfax, and Vanmeter abutting, old folds, some fading to text, but generally legible, paper seal over wax in the upper left corner, 16 x 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Richard Rigg, Henry Whiting, Guy Broadwater, Berkeley, Deed, Fairfax County, Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia, Geography of the United States, Lord Fairfax of Cameron, Seal, Virginia, Washington metropolitan area

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