The Resource Free negro and slave records, (microform)

Free negro and slave records, (microform)

Label
Free negro and slave records, 1838-1900
Title
Free negro and slave records
Inclusive dates
1838-1900
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This accession consists of public records relating to slaves and free negroes in the antebellum period and African Americans in the postwar period. The records are divided into the following series: Miscellaneous slave material, 1838-1855; lists of free negroes and certificates, 1842-1851, 1855-1860; drafting of slaves and free negroes, 1862-1865; public records relating to blacks, 1867-1900; public records relating to slaves, 1858-1866
Note
For record describing the history of Henry County and its court system, search a/Henry County (Va.). Circuit Court.
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
County records were kept dealing specifically with free negroes, including certificates describing individuals and lists containing family groupings, ages, occupations, and residence. Information on slaves and blacks after the war is found in routine record sources.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Free negro and slave records, (microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1
Governing access note
None
Immediate source of acquisition
Micrographics Section Virginia State Library and Archives
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000491441
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ReductionRatioRange
normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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