From Beverley Randolph1
Richmond, February 23, 1790. “… Whenever the particular spot, on which the light House, near the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay, is to be erected, shall be marked out, I will immediately execute, and transmit the proper Deed of cession, for the full quantity of Land granted by the act of the Assembly, of Virginia.…”
LS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives; LC, Archives Division, Virginia State Library, Richmond.