Guide to the Materials for American History, to 1783, in the Public Records Office of Great Britain Volume 90, PT. 1, V. 1

Guide to the Materials for American History, to 1783, in the Public Records Office of Great Britain Volume 90, PT. 1, V. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...previous collection but written to the Secretary of State instead of the Board of Trade. Papers from A. W. I. 533 have been placed in 582, 1712-1765, and from A. W. I. 533 and 674 in 596, 1780-1783, while 598, 1779-1783, which with 597 constitutes " Military Despatches," pts. 1 and 2, is made up entirely of Campbell papers from A. W. I. 533. 597 contains the military correspondence of Gen. Campbell, 1778-1781, from Pensacola headquarters, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and elsewhere, with many valuable enclosures. Campbell's later correspondence is among the Nova Scotia papers. (Formerly A. W. I. 252-267, 533 in part, 674 in part.) 599-600. 1 763-1 782. Entry Books. Entry books of the Board of Trade. (Formerly B. T. West Florida 9, 10.) 601-617. 1764-1780. Entry Books. Entry books containing a great variety of items: indentures, bonds procla mations, of provost-marshals, sales by sheriffs, etc. 603 and 604 are a ledger (fair copy and original) of the surveyor gen eral, Elias Durnford, 1765-1768. Durnford held the ofiice certainly until 1780 (608, p. 540), though he seems to have acted by deputy, Clark Durnford and David Taitt, afterward "Secretary of Indian Affairs for the Creeks," 1782, both being named in this capacity. Durnford's ledger, which was presented to the Public Record Office in April, 1900, contains governor's warrants directing the surveyor to measure and lay out certain lands granted between July 2, 1765 and May 16, 1768. There are 114 entries, with the warrants appended. In 63 cases loose plats of the land surveyed are inserted in the volume, showing water-courses, elevations, swamps, woods, roads, lagoons, ledges, etc. The original drawings are superior to the copies. 606 611, ...
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