1787.024: Blank Land Grant Form.

Published: 1787

Full Title: [Blank] Esquire, governor of the commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that [blank] there is granted by the said commonwealth unto [blank] a certain tract or parcel of land, containing [blank] with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances, to the said [blank] and his heirs for ever. In witness whereof, the said [blank] governor of the commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-[blank] and of the commonwealth the [blank]

Author: Virginia. Executive.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dixon & Holt

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 33 cm. x 36 cm (broadside, printed on vellum).


Sheet lacks printer credit; the firm of Dixon & Holt was appointed as public printer in June 1786, and printing such grant forms was required under their contract; the only known copy of this imprint is held by Library Company of Philadelphia (as a part of the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints) and was completed in manuscript in October 1787, so the dating reported here. Not filmed by the Early American Imprints Series.

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