Guide to the complaint against William Hall by John Park, December 6, 1746

Complaint against William Hall by John Park C0354


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator Minor, John
Title Complaint against William Hall by John Park
Dates: December 6, 1746
Physical Characteristics 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract Complaint against William Hall by John Park of Fairfax County for a debt settlement, written by John Minor on December 6, 1746.
Collection Number C0354
Language English

Historical note

The 18th century was a lively time in Fairfax County, VA history. After being under the control of many different entities, in 1690 the area became controlled by the Fairfax family. Thomas, sixth Lord Fairfax left the land in the charge of his cousin, William Fairfax. In 1742, the area ceased to be part of Prince William County and officially became Fairfax County.

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Scope and Content

Complaint against William Hall by John Park of Fairfax County for a debt settlement, written by John Minor on December 6, 1746. This note appears to have also been used as a summons for all the local sherrifs and constables in Virginia to take into account.

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Arrangement

This is a one item collection.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Complaint against William Hall by John Park must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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Related Material

The Special Collections Research Center also holds many other collections on historic Virginia., including the Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia collection.

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Fairfax (Va.)
Fairfax County (Va.)
Fairfax County (Va.)--History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Complaint against William Hall by John Park, C0354, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

The donor is unknown.

Processing Information

Reprocessing completed by Amanda Brent in June 2019. EAD markup completed by Amanda Brent in June 2019. This collection used to be a part of the Virginia historical documents collection, C0034.

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Bibliography

"A Brief History of Fairfax County." Fairfax County. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planning-zoning/sites/planning-zoning/files/assets/documents/historic/history275.pdf (accessed May 16, 2019).

"Timeline of Fairfax County History." Fairfax County. https://research.fairfaxcounty.gov/local-history/timeline (accessed May 16, 2019).

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Contents Lists

Box Folder
1 1 Complaint against William Hall by John Park, December 6, 1746
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