The Resource Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book

Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book

Label
Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716
Title
Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book
Inclusive dates
1712-1716
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716, was created by the County Court and records all matters brought before the court when it was in session. Generally minute books contain brief entries. A wide variety of information is found in its pages including: appointments of county officers, appointments of guardians and administrators, records of legal disputes heard before the court, and matters related to the fiscal management of the court
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Described
Biographical or historical data
Lancaster County was named probably for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties sometime between 26 March and 16 September 1651. The county court first met on 1 January 1652. The county seat is Lancaster.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Lancaster County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Lancaster County
Arrangement
Chronological by entry date.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Lancaster County Circuit Court
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001691688
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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