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Mason, George (1725-1792) to William Fitzhugh

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.059 Author/Creator: Mason, George (1725-1792) Place Written: Mason Neck, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 February 1787 Pagination: 7 p. : address : docket ; 23 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses Fitzhugh's disagreement with his neighbor, Mr. Steptoe, over land boundaries and property lines. Suggests drawing up a plat map to prevent future disagreements.

Background Information:

People: Mason, George, 1725-1792
Fitzhugh, William, 1721-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: SurveyingLand TransactionBoundary or Property DisputeLaw

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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