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

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

Label
Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864.
Title
Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes
Inclusive dates
1851-1864.
Title variation
Register of Slaves Freed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864, lists 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
  • Fluvanna County was formed in 1777 from Albemarle County.
  • 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
See also photocopy of register filed under Accession 41352.
Label
Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)
Note
  • This item was microfilmed by the Library of Virginia's Imaging Services Division
  • Photolab number 11_0191
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Imaging Services Branch
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001558999
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reels (118 p.)

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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