John Bramham's Land Survey, Orange County, Virginia 12 May 1748


Thomas Mylum and John Bramham Jointly Owned a Warrant for 408 acres on the North Side of Double Top mountain. Based on Their Warrant, Bramham Requested a Survey of his Half. George Hume, the Surveyor, Wrote the Following Note on the Back Cover of the Survey Folder:

"Thomas Mylum refooses to have his Backline Run of his part of this Warrant by reason he says he will have more Land than the Warrant allows him & when I went to finish as before, the Chain Carriers mentioned in the within plan Cut a hickory Club to drive me off. G Hume". John Jones and John Sampson were the Chain Carriers.

Image of John Bramham's 1748 Survey

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