The Resource Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, (microform)

Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, (microform)

Label
Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, 1774-1776.
Title
Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings
Inclusive dates
1774-1776.
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, 1774-1776. Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, 1774-1776. The minutes document the proceedings of the committee that was formed in support of the resolutions adopted by the Virginia Convention in August 1774. The committee encouraged compliance with the non-importation of British manufactures and heard allegations of price-gouging by local merchants in the county and other offenses. In addition, the minutes document the collection of a tithe in support of the purchase of ammunition and the collection of grain for the people of Boston. The minute book also includes miscellaneous accounts written on the back pages of the minutes, 1814-1866 (bulk 1814-1830)
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Action
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  • Received
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Caroline County was named for Caroline of Anspach, consort of George II. It was formed from Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties in 1728, and additional parts of King and Queen were added later.
  • Most loose records and deed books prior to 1836 and will books prior to 1853 were stolen, mutilated, and/or destroyed by Union troops who ransacked the courthouse in May 1864. A near-complete run of order books exists.
Cataloging source
Vi
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Location of other archival material
Caroline County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Caroline County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Caroline County (Va.) Committee of Safety Proceedings, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 55
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001569655
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
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Type of unit
reel (83 images)

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