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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



Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822


Washington, George, 1732-1799


Young, George, active 18th century



Name on Item

Sign'd Saml. Lewis, S.B.


Scale not given




Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

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Library of Congress Collection

  • Real property--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Land grants--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Kanawha
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • West Virginia

1 manuscript map 31 x 31 cm. on sheet 51 x 32 cm.

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  • Title from certificate mounted below map.
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
  • Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines.
  • Oriented with north to the right.
  • Has watermark.
  • 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.