Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740

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Lieutenant governor of Va.

From the description of Papers, 1732-1840. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38293518

Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740) was a lieutenant in the British Army, and later lieutenant governor of Virginia, 1710-1722.

From the guide to the Alexander Spotswood Papers, 1696-1745, 1646-1830., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

Alexander Spotswood, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia in 1710-1722.

From the description of Letter of Alexander Spotswood to the Council of Trade, 1711 Oct. 15. Contemporary copy. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446668

Lieutenant governor of Virginia, 1710-1722; encouraged exploration of the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains; entrepreneur of iron industry.

From the description of Proposals for leasing ironworks at Tuball [manuscript], 1739. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847927

From the description of Proposals for leasing ironworks at Tuball, 1739. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135435

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referencedIn Byrd, William, 1674-1744. Correspondence, 1728-1729. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Ludwell, Philip, 1672-1727. Letter, 1716 November 8, Green Spring, Virginia, to William Blathwayt. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Papers, 1732-1840. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Alexander Spotswood Papers, 1696-1745, 1646-1830. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Chamberlain, Bernard Peyton, 1896-. Papers of Bernard Chamberlain relating to the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe [manuscript], 1957. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jenings, Edmund, 1659-1727. Letter, 1716 May 25, Ripon Hall [York County], Va., to [William Blathwayt], n.p. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Amonet, Jacob. Land patent: Henrico County, Virginia, 1715 March 23. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Letter to [William Blathwayt], 1716 May 25. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Spotswood, William Francisco. Papers, 1654-1962. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Papers, 1646 (1696-1745) 1830. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Letter of Alexander Spotswood to the Council of Trade, 1711 Oct. 15. Contemporary copy. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Walker, Thomas, 1715-1794. Papers of Walker, his son, Francis Walker, and the Walker and Page families [manuscript] 1742-1886. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Slaughter, Jane Chapman, 1860-1951. Papers of Jane Chapman Slaughter, 1809-1951 (bulk 1880-1951). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Livingston family. Papers, 1630-1900, 1630-1800 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Pratt, William, d. c. 1724. Papers, 1725-1728. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Fontaine family. Papers, 1710-1874. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Colvin papers, 1734-1839. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Grove, William Hugh, fl. 1731-1733. Diary, 1732. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Burrell, Mary Ann Mary Terretta, 1912?-1991. Papers, 1839-1959 (bulk 1936-1947). Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Virginia. Lieutenant-Governor (1710-1722 : Spotswood). Land grant to Richard Cocke for 2497 acres in Henrico Co., Va. [manuscript] 1714 Dec. 14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William Blathwayt Papers, 1680-1700 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter [manuscript]: Monticello, to Samuel Smith, 1801 April 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872,. Virginia papers collected by Sir Thomas Phillipps [manuscript] 1683-1784. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Clements, Francis, d. 1717. Land grant to Francis Clements and genealogical material [manuscript], 1714 June. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Custis, John, 1678-1749. Letterbook, 1717-1741. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Bagge, Edmund, d. 1734. Account book, 1726-1733. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Ludwell, Philip, 1672-1727. Papers, 1716. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Ambler family papers, 1638-1809. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ludwell, Philip, 1672-1727. Letter, 1716 March 29, Green Spring, Virginia, to William Blathwayt. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Shackelford family papers [manuscript], 1882-1912. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter : Monticello, to Samuel Smith, 1801 April 17. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Spotswood, Alexander, ca. 1746-1818. Letter from Alexander Spotswood to William A. Washington, before 1802. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Hull, Joseph, 1701-1773. Papers, 1724-1761. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Letter to William Blathwayt, 1716 Nov 8. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Letter, 1711 August 4, Williamsburg, Virginia to [?]. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Berkeley, William, Sir, 1605-1677. Papers of the Latané and related Waring, Allen, Temple, Roane and Dix families [manuscript], 1650-1898 (bulk 1720-1854). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Byrd, William, 1674-1744. Letterbooks, 1728-1740 [microform]. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Letter to William Blathwayt, 1716 Mar 29. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Letter to Unknown Recipient, 1711 Aug 4. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. Papers, 1631-1722, bulk 1680-1700. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Account Book, 1726-1733. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Proposals for leasing ironworks at Tuball, 1739. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Proposals for leasing ironworks at Tuball [manuscript], 1739. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. Letter, 1716 May 24, Virginia, to William Blathwayt. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Letter to William Blathwayt, 1716 May 24. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740. "The Great Adventure, General Alexander Spotswood and the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, Aug. 20, 1716-Sept. 17, 1716" [manuscript], 1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lawrence, Ruth. Burwell, Spotswood, Dandridge, West and allied family histories. Library of Virginia
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Relation Name
associatedWith Amonet, Jacob. person
associatedWith Bagge, Edmund, d. 1734. person
associatedWith Beverley, Peter, ca. 1668-1728. person
associatedWith Blair, Archibald, 1685-1734. person
associatedWith Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. person
associatedWith Browne, John, d. 1726. person
associatedWith Burrell, Mary Ann Mary Terretta, 1912?-1991. person
associatedWith Byrd, William, 1674-1744. person
associatedWith Campbell, Archibald, ca. 1730-ca. 1802. person
associatedWith Cocke, William, 1672-1720. person
associatedWith Custis, John, 1678-1749. person
associatedWith Fontaine family. family
associatedWith Fontaine, John, b. 1693. person
associatedWith Gooch, William, Sir, 1681-1751. person
correspondedWith Great Britain. Board of Trade corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Grove, William Hugh, fl. 1731-1733. person
associatedWith Hull, Joseph, 1701-1773. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Jenings, Edmund. person
associatedWith Jenings, Edmund, 1659-1727. person
associatedWith Kerr, Alexander, d. 1737. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Ruth person
associatedWith Livingston family. family
associatedWith Ludwell, Philip, 1672-1727. person
associatedWith Ludwell, Philip, Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Ludwell, Philip II, 1672-1727. person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, person
associatedWith Pratt, William, d. c. 1724. person
associatedWith Robertson, William, d. 1739. person
associatedWith Robinson, John, 1683-1749. person
associatedWith Rose, Robert, 1704-1751. person
associatedWith Slaughter, Jane Chapman, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Spotiswood, John, 1667-1728. person
correspondedWith Spotswood, Alexander, ca. 1746-1818. person
associatedWith Spotswood, George. person
associatedWith Spotswood, George. person
associatedWith Spotswood, John, b. 1711. person
associatedWith Spotswood, Robert, Sir, 1596-1646. person
associatedWith Spotswood, William Francisco. person
associatedWith Thompson, Andrew, 1674-1719. person
associatedWith Tuball Furnace (Spotswoodville, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tuball Furnace (Spotswoodville, Va.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Virginia. Lieutenant Governor (1710-1722 : Spotswood) corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Thomas, 1715-1794. person
associatedWith Wythe, George, 1726-1806. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia--Spotsylvania County
Virginia
Virginia
Spotsylvania County (Va.)
Virginia
Spotsylvania County (Va.)
North Carolina
Virginia
Virginia
Virginia--Spotsylvania County
Orange County (Va.)
Orange County (Va.)
Virginia
Subject
Ships--Cargo
Quit rents
Quakers--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources
Iron industry and trade
Tuscarora Indians--Wars, 1711-1713--Sources
Iron mines and mining
Slaves
Cattle
Great Britain. Royal Navy--Provisioning
Pork
Wills
Cargo ships
Forests and forestry
Indentured servants
Governors--18th century
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Birth 1676

Death 1740-06-07

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