Nottoway in Virginia

the General Assembly established the Circle and Square reservation for the Nottoway tribe, but in 1824 the state legislature authorized dissolution of the reservation though allotment and sale of individual parcels
the General Assembly established the Circle and Square reservation for the Nottoway tribe, but in 1824 the state legislature authorized dissolution of the reservation though allotment and sale of individual parcels
Source: Library of Congress, A map of the state of Virginia, constructed in conformity to law from the late surveys authorized by the legislature and other original and authentic documents (1859)

Nottoway reservation
The Nottoway "circle and square" reservation in Southampton County was broken up and sold in the 1800's, but the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) are restablishing their land base
Source: The Virginia-Pilot, Return of the Natives in Southampton County

Nottoway Reservation - The Circle and Square

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