John Selser papers

Abstract

The John Selser papers contain two pieces of correspondence and a land survey map. One of the letters is dated 1834 and is a copy of a 1786 document, signed by Virginia governor Patrick Henry, granting 750 acres of local land to John Selser.

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Selser papers
Date
1786-1834
Creator
Selser, John
Extent
0.63 Cubic feet
Subjects
Land grants--Virginia.
Land titles--Virginia.
Land use surveys.
Arrangement
The John Selser papers are arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer
Preferred Citation
61m231: [identification of item], John Selser papers, 1786-1834, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
In accordance with a document from then-governor of Virginia Patrick Henry, John Selser was granted 750 acres of local land in 1786. A land survey from September 1783 had determined the size of this particular land parcel.
Scope and Content
The John Selser papers contain two pieces of correspondence and a land survey map. One of the letters is dated 1834 and is a copy of a 1786 document, signed by Virginia governor Patrick Henry, granting 750 acres of local land to John Selser. Additionally, the map is located in an oversized box.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1833-1834

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Land survey map, undated

  • Box 2, Item 1
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