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    1760 Virginia Land Document for Parcel "bounded by a survey thereof by Col. George Washington." Handwritten grant of 346 acres in Frederick County from Lord Fairfax, Royal Proprietor of Virginia. This is the copy given to the grantee, one Nimrod Ashby. March 18, 1760, signed by William Paris, Recording Officer. In the 1750s Washington was commissioned by Fairfax to survey his vast land holdings in the Shenandoah Valley. An early mention of Washington, 12.75" x 7.5". Minor light aging, bur very nice overall condition. Ex-Sigety Collection, purchased for $800 in a 1996 Early American auction.

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