The Resource Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers

Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers

Label
Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers, 1757-1927.
Title
Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers
Inclusive dates
1757-1927.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers, 1757-1927, consists of unprocessed judgments (1757-1927), unprocessed court papers (1785-1919), and unprocessed miscellaneous old papers (1795-1922)
  • Judgments contain civil cases in which justice was administered on the strictly formulated rules of common law. The majority of cases in this record series relate to matters of debt
  • Court papers and miscellaneous old papers contain all manner of papers filed before the court. They may consist of judgments, criminal causes, wills, land records, tax and fiscal records, free negro and slave records, bonds, and other record types
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Northumberland County was formed in 1645 from the Chickacoan District, the early seventeenth century name for the region between the Potomac and the Rappahannock rivers.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Northumberland 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 website.
Label
Northumberland County (Va.) Judgments and Court Papers
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia From Northumberland County under the accession number 43487
  • A list of records transferred is available at the Library of Virginia. Please consult Archives Research Services for details
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
67.5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions. Records are unprocessed
Immediate source of acquisition
Northumberland County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001575727
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (150 boxes)

Library Locations

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