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Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Lord (1692-1782) [Land patent for Adams Stephen of Frederick County].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03662.10 Author/Creator: Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Lord (1692-1782) Place Written: Frederick, Virginia Type: Document signed Date: 8 June 1765 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32 x 37.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Fairfax was Lord Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia and the only resident Lord Proprietor in America. This document is docketed on verso and is accompanied by a paper seal. Docket reads " Adam Stephen Esqr. Deed For 306 Acres In Frederick County"

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Land TransactionContractGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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