Virginia Land Grants: A Study of Conveyancing in Relation to Colonial Politics

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Heritage Books, 2009 - Business & Economics - 188 pages
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Probably the most useful monograph on the head-right system in Virginia. It provides an insight into how this system of land conveyance shaped the Commonwealth.

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This book has a number of fascinating facts that are found few other places. In particular, Harrison's discussion of the
Virginia Council's "florid order" in 1630 that resulted in both military and
others access to western lands as a reward for providing security for the rest of the colony is seldom discussed by historians.
Carl Robertson, PhD.
 

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