Thomas Jefferson's surveys, 1771-1812.


Thomas Jefferson's surveys, 1771-1812.

Survey plats and patents of Jefferson's estates in Ablemarle County, including Monticello. Also included a copy of the extracts from the patent and survey plat for 157 acres in Botetourt County (1774, July 5) and a survey of Poplar Forest in Bedford County (Ca. 1800), and miscellaneous surveying memoranda (1794-1800). The following surveys are copies in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson: 1) Martin, Hudson. Survey of 66 acres of land from Edward Cater, esq. to Nicholas Meriwether Lewis (Albermarle County, 1790, Oct. 19); 2) Tompkins, William. One thousand and thirty acres on the West side of Rivanna irver, one mile below Miltion (Albermarle County, 1812, June); and 3) Woods, William. "This is a plat of 496 1/2 acres of land lying int he county of Albermarle, on the waters of Moore's Creek, surveyed by Thomas Wells, junr." (1802, Mar. 29)

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SNAC Resource ID: 8003054

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Tompkins, William F. (person)

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (person)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...