|Watson Ho., Detail of Madison Map of 1818|
|Watson’s Tenement on the inset map of
Byrd’s Lottery on Richard Young’s 1809 Map of|
Richmond. This map originated in 1768 and includes the platted town of Shockoe west
of the creek labeled “Town Land.”
plat of the Town of Shockoe as found among Jefferson's papers with|
undifferentiated grid pattern. The pre-existing tenements (including the very large
extent of Watson's Tenement) and lots along Shockoe Creek are shown at the right.