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Image for Miscellaneous Road Cases, Loudoun County, Virginia, 1758-1782, Loudoun County Circuit Court, Clerk of Circuit Court, Archives, Miscellaneous Road Cases, Files No. 38 to 48, Leesburg, Virginia

Miscellaneous Road Cases, Loudoun County, Virginia, 1758-1782, Loudoun County Circuit Court, Clerk of Circuit Court, Archives, Miscellaneous Road Cases, Files No. 38 to 48, Leesburg, Virginia

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: C0854

ISBN: 1585498548

Condition: 260 pages, 8.5x11, (2003), 2006, 8.5x11, paper, index, 260 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


During the 18th Century the transportation infrastructure facilitated trade and settlement from the Tidewater Region and Pennsylvania, and played an essential role in the extension of trade and settlement westward over the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains to the Ohio River Valley and south through the Piedmont Region to Carolina. This valuable segment of our history is preserved in the Road Cases that come from the records of the Old Loudoun County Court as recorded by Charles Binns, Clerk of Court, now in the custody of the Circuit Court. Among other duties, the County Court was then resp... View more info

Image for The Quaker of Olden Time: The Life and Times of Israel Thompson (d. 1795). His Land, Plantation, Mills, Tanyard & Mansion House, and the Rise of Wheatland, Loudoun County, Virginia

The Quaker of Olden Time: The Life and Times of Israel Thompson (d. 1795). His Land, Plantation, Mills, Tanyard & Mansion House, and the Rise of Wheatland, Loudoun County, Virginia

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: C2541

ISBN: 0788425412

Condition: 120 pages, 8.5x11, (2004), 2006, 8.5x11, paper, index, 120 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This original contribution to American cultural geography concerns backwoods developmental dynamics in the Blue Ridge Uplands during the second half of the 18th century. It is a book about American folk life and the life and times of a certain woodland pioneer named Israel Thompson of a distinctive culture who transformed a temperate wooded area into farmland or a material culture. It traces his family from Anglo Irish Quaker roots through the Province of Pennsylvania to the Colony of Virginia and to his heirs, some of whom lived and prospered in Virginia, including his son and daughter-in-law... View more info

Image for Colonial Catoctin Volume II: Colonial Developmental Dynamics on or about the Potomac River at Catoctin Creek up to Waterford

Colonial Catoctin Volume II: Colonial Developmental Dynamics on or about the Potomac River at Catoctin Creek up to Waterford

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: C4317

ISBN: 0788443178

Condition: 254 pages, 8.5x11, 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 254 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book comprises a record of the developmental dynamics on or about the Potomac River at Catoctin Creek up to Waterford or the Lower Catoctin Creek from circa 1728 to 1829. It studies an area of about 30,000 acres of land mostly in the Catoctin Creek watershed. It follows the varied legal instruments that served to break up large tracts of land, which were patented to grantees and were subsequently divided into parcels or lots of land, and were sequentially further separated into smaller parcels or lots of land. Included are varied histories, abstracted legal instruments and ninety-four mea... View more info

Image for Colonial Catoctin Volume I: The Fairfax Family and Freeholders of Piedmont Manor and Shannondale Manor, Loudoun County, Virginia Land Book, 1743-1820

Colonial Catoctin Volume I: The Fairfax Family and Freeholders of Piedmont Manor and Shannondale Manor, Loudoun County, Virginia Land Book, 1743-1820

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: C4251

ISBN: 0788442511

Condition: 234 pages, 8.5x11, 2006, 8.5x11, paper, index, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Herewith is the history of the Fairfax family in the context of Piedmont Manor and Shannondale Manor (Loudoun County, Virginia), with a comprehensive account of their development. This volume catalogs 259 abstracted legal instruments in chronological order of the breaking up of tracts of land that were granted to patentees or leased to lessee's, and the subsequent further division of such lands into parcels, lots, or pieces of land, with boundary descriptions and consideration monies. Included are ninety-eight measured drawings or plats, graphic images, footnotes, and a full name index. Robert... View more info

Colonial Catoctin Volume III: Colonial Developmental Dynamics on or about the Upper South Fork of Catoctin Creek

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: C4191

ISBN: 0788441914

Condition: 228 pages, 8.5x11, 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 228 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is the third and final volume of the series of books entitled Colonial Catoctin. This series comprises a record of developmental dynamics on or about the watershed of Catoctin Creek around the time of the colonial period. This book is particularly about such events on or about the watershed of the Upper South Fork of Catoctin Creek, which was configured to include about 12,420 acres of land. Herewith are transcribed one hundred and fifty-nine related legal instruments that were entered into the records of local courthouses and eighty measured drawings or plats, which are accompanied by na... View more info