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Scope and Content Marriage licenses, 1841-1858, from Rockbridge County, Virginia. The marriages were performed by Reverend John Ewing, pastor of Falling Spring Presbyterian Church. Also includes a letter from Henry Thompson Louthan (1866-1953) concerning the provenance of the records, as well as a typescript list of the marriages and where they are recorded in the Rockbridge County court records.
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Scope and Content Middlesex County (Va.) Inventory and Appraisement of the Estate of John Rylee, 1771 June 24. The inventory includes slaves (13), implements and utensils, and livestock.
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Scope and Content Bedford County (Va.) Bond, 1800. Consists of a personal bond between James Hurt and Dickerson Pate for nine pounds, seven shillings.
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Scope and Content Information Volume I contains muster-in rolls for the 2nd and 3rd Regiments of Infantry of the Virginia Volunteers during the Spanish-American War. There are musters for the Field, Staff, & Band and Companies "A" through "M" for each regiment. The muster rolls record the following information: number; names (present & absent); description including age, height, complexion, eyes, and hair; town & state born; occupation; date & place where joined, by whom, and for what period; travel from residence to place of rendezvous including residence and no. of miles; valuation of horses and equipment (usually blank); oath subscribed to each man with signature or mark; married or single; if single, name and address of parent or guardian; and remarks (e.g. discharged, medical conditions, and witnesses for those who signed with their mark). There are separate muster rolls for the captains, 1st lieutenants, and 2nd lieutenants for each company. These musters are ... Read More
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Scope and Content Information Legislative petition of the citizens of Brooke County asking for a law allowing a free mulatto woman, the nurse to the wife of Presbyterian Minister R.M. White, to remain in the Commonwealth. Includes letter from White.
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Scope and Content Amelia County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1853. These records consists of an elevation, floor plan, and specifications for a jail building. The watercolored plan depicts a two-story brick structure with central entryway topped by a fanlight. The specifications detail room size and materials. Also included are two jail reports from the commissioners appointed to oversee construction.
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This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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Scope and Content King George County (Va.) Poll Books, circa 1900-1970, include King George County lists of registered voters compiled in the individual county precincts and the general voter registration book. King George County lists of registered voters consist of the individual rolls of registered voters, colored and white, for the following precincts: Hampstead, King George Court House, Shiloh, Passapatanzy, and Owens. Rolls also include names of women who registered following passage of Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 and the names of African-Americans who registered following passage of the National Voting Rights Act of 1965. Information found in the rolls includes date of registration; number of registered voter; name of registered voter; date of birth; age; occupation; residence; length of residence in state, county, and precinct; whether exempt from poll tax; if naturalized, and if so, date of papers and by what court issued; if transferred from another precinct, and if so, ... Read More
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Scope and Content Northampton County (Va.) Chancery Causes, 1721-1912, are indexed into the Chancery Records Index. Cases are identified by style of suit consisting of plaintiff and defendant names. Surnames of others involved in a suit, including secondary plaintiffs and defendants, witnesses, deponents and affiants, and family members with surnames different from the plaintiff or defendant are indexed. Chancery causes often involved the following: divisions of estates or land, disputes over wills, divorces, debt, and business disputes. Predominant documents found in chancery causes include bills (plaintiff's complaint), answers (defendant's response), decrees (court's decision), depositions, affidavits, correspondence, lists of heirs, deeds, wills, slave records, business records or vital statistics, among other items. Plats, if present, are noted, as are wills from localities with an incomplete record of wills or localities other than the one being indexed. Chancery cases are ... Read More
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Scope and Content Campbell County (Va.) Inventory and Appraisement of Joseph Akin, 1812. Consists of a list of personal property owned by Joseph Akin, deceased, and the appraised value of each item. The estate includes two slaves, Jacob and Anthony.