The Resource Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records

Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records

Label
Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records, 1764-1810
Title
Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records
Inclusive dates
1764-1810
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records, 1764-1810, consist of slave bills of sale and receipts of sale (1764-1800), free negro affidavits and certificates (1787-1802), the emancipation of slave Sam the post rider (1799), and photocopies of nine deeds of emancipation (1806-1810)
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Middlesex County probably was named for the English county. It was formed from Lancaster County about 1669.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Middlesex Free Negro and Slave 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
Middlesex County (Va.) Free Negro and Slave Records
Note
Part of the collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
Arrangement
The orginal items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Middlesex County. The photocopies came to the Library of Virginia under the accession number 34263.
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Middlesex County Circuit Court
  • James City County and Williamsburg (Va.) Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001600724
Reproduction note
photocopies.
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
folders.

Library Locations

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