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Opinion of the Council of State, 1739 June 13.




Contains an opinion from W[illiam Robertson], Clerk of the Council of State, regarding the representation of Charles Lewis. According to the opinion, Lewis represented that he had obtained an order for a tract of land in Goochland County, but was prevented from surveying the land by reason of a former entry made by Col. Charles Chiswell. In addition, Thomas Chew of Spotsylvania County & R. Rose, clerk, procurred a survey of the land. The Council ordered that Lewis have a patent for the land according to the priority of his entry.