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Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-034

Scope and Contents

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell, and Scott counties, Virginia. The land was sold by Preston to John and Edward Fulton of Washington County, Virginia, in 1835.

Dates

  • 1835

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Sarah Buchanan Campbell Preston was born to William and Elizabeth Henry Campbell in 1778. In 1793, she married Francis Preston (1765-1835), the son of Colonel William Preston. Together they had 10 children. In 1834, Sarah inherited more than 13,000 acres in Washington County, Virginia. It seems likely that land from this inheritance is part of the land sold in the 1835 deed. She died in 1946 and is buried in Smyth County, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell, and Scott counties, Virginia. The land was sold by Preston to John and Edward Fulton of Washington County, Virginia, in 1835.

Source of Acquisition

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Related Archival Materials

For more information on the Preston family records at Special Collections, consult our Preston Family Resources guide: http://guides.lib.vt.edu/specialcollections/prestonfamily.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed was completed in 1987. Additional information was completed in May 2011.

Title
Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed, 1835
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
2014 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-18: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308