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Old Sam (fl. 1757) [Deed of land sale signed by Nottoway Chiefs]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04375 Author/Creator: Old Sam (fl. 1757) Place Written: Southampton County, Virginia Type: Document signed Date: 11 January 1857 Pagination: 2 p. ; 40.6 x 32.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Nottoway Chiefs Sam, Scholar, Skipper, Will, Turner, Step, Gray, Taylor, and Edmunds sign a deed selling Virginia land to Charles Simmons. Wood, Williams and Briggs sign as witnesses. Features paper and wax seals next to each of nine signers' names.

Background Information:

People: Briggs, Charles, fl. 1757
Edmunds, Howell, fl. 1757
Gray, Joseph, fl. 1757
Scholar, Robert, fl. 1757
Skipper, George(?)., fl. 1757
Step, Tom, fl. 1757
Taylor, William, fl. 1757
Turner, John, fl. 1757
Will, Jack, fl. 1757
William, Benjamin, fl. 1757
Wood, Benjamin, fl. 1757
Simmons, Charles, fl. 1757

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionAmerican Indian HistoryContractFinance

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