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Fry-Jefferson Map - Map of "the inhabited parts of Virginia: and Maryland.  Drafted by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson in 1751.   Owned by Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.

Walker-Washington Map - 1769 map that Thomas Walker presented a map to the Virginia House of Burgesses, which he compiled from his 1750 expedition.  This map, also known as Aligany, is owned by the Library of Congress and digitized at the University of Virginia.

VA/NC Border Map - Part of the map of the North Carolina - Virginia Border, as surveyed by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson in 1749.   Owned by Alderman Library from the Virginia Commission on boundary lines.

Coxe Map - Digitized original map from A Description of the English Province of Carolina.  The map was an insert in the book by Daniel Coxe printed in 1727.  Owned by Special Collections of Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.

Northern Kneck Proprietary Map - A 1775 map based on the 1746 survey expedition by Peter Jefferson and Joshua Fry of the Northern Neck of Virginia owned by Lord Fairfax.

 

Documents

Peter Jefferson Account - An account of Peter Jefferson's posessions and land-holdings signed by Col. Fry.

Survey Receipts of Peter Jefferson -Examples of surveying receipts signed by Peter Jefferson denoting the amount due for his services.

Loyal Land Transaction - Contract between Joshua Fry and Thomas Walker, exchanging Fry's Loyal Land holding for Walker's exploration services. Witnessed by Peter Jefferson, 1752.

Walker Marraige Contract - 1781 marraige contract between Thomas Walker and Elizabeth Thorton. Part of the Walker Papers in the Special Collections library at the University of Virginia.

Lord Dunmore land grant to Walker - 1772 acquisition of land by Thomas Walker. Part of the Walker Papers in the Special Collections library at the University of Virginia.

Walker gives Power of Attorney - 1786 document giving Power of Attorney for his estate to his son Francis Walker. Part of the Walker Papers in the Special Collections library at the University of Virginia.

Journal of Daniel Smith - This journal was written in 1779 during the exploration by Daniel Smith and Thomas Walker as they mapped an extension of the North Carolina - Virginia border. This edition was published in Washington D.C. 1962 and includes typeset of 29 pages.  Part of Annie Walker Burns's manuscript Daniel Boone's predecessor in Kentucky, who was Dr. Thomas Walker of Albemarle County Virginia owned by Special Collections at the University of Virginia.

Thomas Walker's Journal - Complete 40 page daily journal kept by Thomas Walker on his 1750 exploration that discovered the Cumberland Gap. Owned by the Library of Congress on microfilm and digitized at the University of Virginia

Book Cover of Walker's Published Journal - 1888 Book Cover of the first published edition of Thomas Walker's journal. Owned by Special Collections at the University of Virginia.

The Logstown Treaty - Copy of the Logstown Treaty of 1753, made between Native Americans of the Ohio Valley and delegates from Virginia and from the Ohio Land Company.   Owned by Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, part of the Walker Papers.

Carolana and the Mesehachebe River Map - Title page from A Description of the English Province of Carolana, written by Daniel Coxe in 1727 and reflected on by James Maury in his intellectual explorations.

 

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