Month: April 2018

Spence Monroe indenture

King George County Deed Book 3 – courtesy Library of Virginia This is the 2nd page of an Indenture between Spence Monroe and Robert Walker. Spence was the father of President James Monroe and Robert Walker was the well known furniture and cabinet maker who worked in tandem […]

Laying the Levy

King George County Order Book courtesy Library of Virginia Shortly after William began his stint as court recorder it came time to Lay the Levy. Simply put this was the process whereby the county taxes were computed and recorded and then entered into record. Sometimes these figures were […]