The Resource Amelia County (Va.) Court Records

Amelia County (Va.) Court Records

Label
Amelia County (Va.) Court Records, 1815-1885
Title
Amelia County (Va.) Court Records
Inclusive dates
1815-1885
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Amelia County (Va.) Court Records, 1815-1885. The collection contains military and pension records, 1815-1821; an election record, 1863; clerk's records, 1873-1874; 1883-1886; and records pertaining to a complaint against a mercantile firm in Richmond
  • Military and pension records, 1815-1821, are court martial proceedings against soldiers in the 1st Regiment, 1st and 2nd Battalion of the Virginia Militia who were fined for delinquency. The records list n the soldier's name, battalion and regiment, and amount fined
  • Records pertaining to a complaint involving a mercantile firm in Richmond, 1816-1821, contain accounts, notes and a letter, 1816 Oct. 25
  • The election record is a copy of the poll taken for the election of Lieutenant Governor 1863 May 28. The document records the name of each voter and his choice among three candidates
  • Clerk's records, 1873-1874; 1883-1886, are records of receipt and disbursement of funds. They document the redemption of lands under the name of Steele sold to the commonwealth for delinquent taxes and a receipt to John A. Maxey etc for services provided by the clerk, 1873-1874 and 1883-1886
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Action
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  • Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
Amelia County was named for Amelia Sophia Eleanora, daughter of George II of England. It was formed from Prince George and Brunswick Counties in 1734.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Amelia County Court Records can be found on microfilm at The Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site at www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/local/local_rec/index.htm.
Label
Amelia County (Va.) Court Records
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 45355
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
44
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
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001643597
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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