George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Francis Johnson, 15 March 1782

Philada 15th March 1782

Dear Sir,

You will very much oblige me by giving information whether any, or what measures are necessary to be pursued by Land holders in cases.

"Where Lands have been Surveyed & patented under the Authority of the State of Virginia, & the charges accruing thereon paid to the proper Officers of that Government; but, upon the late settlement of boundary between the two Commonwealths, & extension of the Western line, are found to be within the limit of Pensylvania"?

Many cases of this sort are within my view—and a Gentleman of my acquaintance has requested me to make the above enquiry—You will excuse the trouble of it, & believe me to be with great esteem & regard Dr Sir—Yr Most Obedt

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