Guide to the Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, circa 1700s

Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County C0350


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center.
Title Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County
Dates: circa 1700s
Physical Characteristics 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract Handwritten note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, VA.
Collection Number C0350
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

Small, handwritten note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, VA. Wyley asks Clarke's assistance in getting a man named Samuel Gates a "lisence."

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Arrangement

This is a single 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 the Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County 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.

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Fairfax County (Va.)
Fairfax County (Va.)--History.
United States.
Virginia, Northern.
Virginia, Northern--History, Local.
Virginia--History--18th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, C0350, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donor is unknown.

Processing Information

Reprocessing completed by Amanda Brent in May 2019. EAD markup completed by Amanda Brent in May 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 Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, circa 1700s
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