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Clarksville, Virginia land grant meeting minutes 1784

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0263 (Text) 00000106657851 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 item 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/06/12 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of one item, which is a photostat of two handwritten pages of proceedings from a meeting held in Louisville on August 7, 1784. Attending the meeting were the trustees appointed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for the town of Clarksville. They met in accordance with "An act for surveying and apportioning the land grants to the Illinois Regiment and establishing a town within the said grant." The men present at the meeting were: Walker Daniel, George R. Clark, John Montgomery, John Bailey, Robert Hood, and Abraham Chaplin. George R. Clark was given permission to erect the mill which he was building on a branch above the lots laid off for Clarksville.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Clarksville, Virginia land grant meeting minutes, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The trustees of the town of Clarksville, Virginia, held a meeting on August 7, 1784, to survey and apportion land granted to the Illinois Regiment and establish a town within that land.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This photostat was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Land grants > Virginia > 18th century.
Clarksville (Va.)
Genre: Contracts.

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