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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.

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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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.
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AACR2: 100; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1

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01/01/1774
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Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Young, George, active 18th century.
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