The Resource Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg, (microfilm)

Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg, (microfilm)

Label
Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg, 1790-1862
Title
Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg
Inclusive dates
1790-1862
Title variation
Fredericksburg (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg, 1790-1862, consists of wills, deeds of manumission and emancipation, discharges from servitude, affidavits and certificates of status as a free negro, registrations as free negroes, and a partial register of free negroes with registrations dated 1850-1862 circa. Some of the very first items in the collection are undated. A typed compiled index completed in 1977 preceeds the documents
Member of
Action
  • Microfilmed
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Fredericksburg was established in 1728. Incorporated as a town in 1782, it was incorporated as a city in 1879 and is one of the independent cities of Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
The original documents are located in the papers of the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Label
Fredericksburg (Va.) Certificates and Registry of Free Negroes in the City of Fredericksburg, (microfilm)
Note
These items were microfilmed by the Library of Virginia’s Imaging Services Division from a xerox copy of the originals held by the Central Rappahannock Regional Library
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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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 Branch
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001585778
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel (324 images)

Library Locations

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