The Resource Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Label
Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1808-1823, undated
Title
Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Inclusive dates
1808-1823, undated
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1808-1823, undated. The materials consists of specifications and an architectural plan for the clerk's office (1808-1809); specifications and an architectural drawing (1808) for and a report on (1823) the jail; and plans for a tobacco warehouse on the Tye River (undated). The specifications give dimensions and building materials for the structures. The report gives similar information but the reporting committee also calls for the appointment of a superintendent to oversee the jail's construction. The tobacco warehouse drawing gives some dimension and shows a large yard surrounded by rooms for reception, scales, and picking
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Amherst County was formed in 1761 from Albemarle County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Amherst County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Amherst County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
7
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Amherst County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001621611
Type of unit
pages.

Library Locations

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