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From: "tippytoe" <>
Subject: Re: [LDR] Order to Transportation and Transportation dates
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 20:57:41 -0500
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I believe that some men got land by transporting their wives and children.
Maybe that is why some families were so large!!
Betty

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Subject: Re: [LDR] Order to Transportation and Transportation dates


>A headright is when someone pays for someone else to be transported to a
> colony, which entitles the paying person to 50 acres of land. In
> Accomack,
> people got land for "transporting" people across the street.
>
> Elizabeth
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