The Resource Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers, (microform)

Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers, (microform)

Label
Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers, 1844-1860.
Title
Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers
Inclusive dates
1844-1860.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers, 1844-1860, consist of rough drafts of free negro registrations and copies of Amherst County registrations that would have been handed out to the free person to carry to prove free status. One 1851 register is from Lynchburg and is marked through with the word "Removed."
  • These items were probably found loose in the Amherst County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1822-1864
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Amherst County was formed in 1761 from Albemarle County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Amherst County Free Negro and Slave 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.
Label
Amherst County (Va.) Loose Free Negro Papers, (microform)
Note
These items were microfilmed by the Library of Virginia Photographic Services Department
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Photographic Services Department
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001564517
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel (12 images)

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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