The Resource Augusta County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)

Augusta County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)

Label
Augusta County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1810-1864.
Title
Augusta County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes
Inclusive dates
1810-1864.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Register of Free Negroes, 1810-1864, of Augusta County records the registration number, age, name, color, stature, marks or scars, in what court the person was emancipated or whether the person was born free. Some clerks recorded additional information not required by law. There is no index
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Augusta County was formed from Orange County in 1738.
  • An act passed by the Virginia legislature in 1803 required every free negro or mulatto to be registered and numbered in a book to be kept by the county clerk.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Augusta 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
Augusta County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)
Note
This item was microfilmed by the Library of Virginia's Imaging Services Division
Arrangement
Chronological by registration date.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Imaging Services Division
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001554445
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel.

Library Locations

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