The Resource Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book

Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book

Label
Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book, 1896-1898
Title
Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book
Inclusive dates
1896-1898
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book covers the period 1896-1898. A warrant is a written authorization to receive or pay money to one who is entitled to it. In the courts, a warrant is a precept or writ issued by a competent magistrate to perform acts incident to administration of justice; for example, an arrest warrant
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Prince William County was formed from Stafford and King George Counties by a statute adopted in 1730, to take effect on 12 March 1731. The county was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of King George II.
  • Many preā€“Civil War records were lost, destroyed, or stolen by Union troops in 1863 during the Civil War. Sixteen deed books and five will books are missing.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Prince William County 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's web site.
  • Prince William County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Prince William County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Prince William County (Va.) Warrant Book
Note
  • This volume came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court records from Prince William County
  • This volume is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Prince William County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001671185
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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