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

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

Label
Louisa County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1837-1865
Title
Louisa County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes
Inclusive dates
1837-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louisa County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1837-1856, records the registration number, age, name, color, stature, marks or scars, and 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 an index at the front of the volume
Member of
Action
  • Microfilmed
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Louisa County was formed in 1742 from Hanover 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
Label
Louisa County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)
Note
The microfilm copy of these records was generated by The Library of Virginia's Imaging Services Branch
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
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001580287
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel (214 images)

Library Locations

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