The Resource Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract

Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract

Label
Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract, 1865 Aug. 2
Title
Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract
Inclusive dates
1865 Aug. 2
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract, 1865 Aug. 2. The contract documents an agreement between James K. Edmonson and Levi Cunningham, late the property of Samuel McCorkle of Rockbridge County. Cunningham agrees to provide labor and services and faithful service to Edmonson until December 25, 1865, for eight dollars a month. He also agrees to provide his own clothing
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Rockbridge County was named for Natural Bridge, an exceptional rock formation located in the county. the county was formed from Augusta and Botetourt Counties in 1778, and another part of Botetourt was added later.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Rockbridge County Freedman's Contract, 1865 Aug. 2, can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia web site. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm."
Label
Rockbridge County (Va.) Freedman's Contract
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Rockbridge County
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Rockbridge County Circuit Court
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001590671
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
leaf

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