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Monday, November 30, 2015

A Typical Virginia "Great House"

Typical 17th century Manor House
Knott, James in 1632 leased a part of the public lands laid off in Elizabeth City by the London Company some years before his dissolution, obtained the privilege of holding not only the 50 acres included in the temporary grant, but also the house standing upon the tract called called "the Great House" (or Manor House). Source: Virginia Land Patents, vol. 1623-1643; 1690-1709, pp. 19, 20.

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