The Resource Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book

Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book

Label
Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book, 1888-1891
Title
Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book
Inclusive dates
1888-1891
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book, 1888-1891. The minutes document the committee's plans to lay off wards and organize Democratic primary elections in Charlottesville, 1888-1890. Also included are reports of the Democratic primary elections in Charlottesville in May 1888 and May 1889, newspaper clippings publicizing election rules and proceedings; a letter protesting voting irregularities in the 1891 May 7 primary election; and a calendar advertisement for C.W. Spooner & Son, Architects, Builders, and Artistic Workers in Wood, Charlottesville, 1889 and 1890
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Biographical or historical data
  • Albemarle County was named for William Anne Keppel, second early of Albemarle and governor of the Virginia colony from 1737 to 1754. It was formed from Goochland County in 1744, and part of Louisa County and certain islands in the Fluvanna River, now called the James, were added later.
  • Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, was named for Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818), the wife of George III, and was established in 1762. Charlottesville was incorporated as a town in 1801 and as a city in 1888.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Charlottesville (Va.) Democratic Executive Committee Minute Book
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Albemarle County
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Albemarle County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001611275
Type of unit
v. (245 p.)

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