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Clarksville, Virginia land grant meeting minutes

 Item — Folder: S263
Identifier: S0263
This collection consists of one item, which is a photostat of two handwritten pages of proceedings from a meeting held in Louisville on August 7, 1784. Attending the meeting were the trustees appointed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for the town of Clarksville. They met in accordance with "An act for surveying and apportioning the land grants to the Illinois Regiment and establishing a town within the said grant." The men present at the meeting were: Walker Daniel, George R. Clark, John Montgomery, John Bailey, Robert Hood, and Abraham Chaplin. George R. Clark was given permission to erect the mill which he was building on a branch above the lots laid off for Clarksville.


  • 1784

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Historical Note

The trustees of the town of Clarksville, Virginia, held a meeting on August 7, 1784, to survey and apportion land granted to the Illinois Regiment and establish a town within that land.


This collection is one item.

Custodial History

This photostat was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/06/12 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Clarksville, Virginia land grant meeting minutes
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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