The Resource Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List

Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List

Label
Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List, 1863
Title
Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List
Inclusive dates
1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List, 1863. The document is a list of free negroes cited for failing to pay taxes for the year 1863. The list also includes the amount owed by each person
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Petersburg was formed from parts of Dinwiddie, Prince George, and Chesterfield Counties. A garrison and fur-trading post called Fort Henry was established there in 1645 on the site of the Indian village Appamattuck. The present name, suggested in 1733 by William Byrd, honors Peter Jones, Byrd's companion on expeditions into the Virginia backcountry. Petersburg was established in 1748 and incorporated as a town in 1784. In the later years the towns of Blandford, Pocahontas, and Ravenscroft were added to Petersburg. It was incorporated as a city in 1850. Petersburg was enlarged by annexation from both Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties in 1972.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Petersburg 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
Petersburg (Va.) Free Negro Delinquent Tax List
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 27327
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
12
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001568302
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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