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Map Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

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Title

  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Names

  • Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822.
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
  • Young, George, active 18th century.

Created / Published

  • [1774?]

Headings

  • -  Real property--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Land grants--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley

Notes

  • -  Scale not given.
  • -  Title from certificate mounted below map.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
  • -  Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines.
  • -  Oriented with north to the right.
  • -  Has watermark.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449
  • -  Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: [Tw]o plats of land upon the Kanhawa [on]e adjoining to, the othe[r p]artly opposite to the Pokitellico survey of 21941 acres made in 1773. No. 6 & 7.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1

Medium

  • map 31 x 31 cm. on sheet 51 x 32 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3892.K3G46 1774 .L4

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 75693269

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Lewis, Samuel, 1753 Or, George Washington, and George Young. Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt County. Surveyed for George Washingtonacres of land by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763 lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774. [?, 1774] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/75693269/.

APA citation style:

Lewis, S., Washington, G. & Young, G. (1774) Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt County. Surveyed for George Washingtonacres of land by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763 lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/75693269/.

MLA citation style:

Lewis, Samuel, 1753 Or, George Washington, and George Young. Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt County. Surveyed for George Washingtonacres of land by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763 lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774. [?, 1774] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/75693269/>.