The Resource Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment

Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment

Label
Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment, 1861, May 7
Title
Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment
Inclusive dates
1861, May 7
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment, 1861, May 7. Consists of a document appointing William Allison, Joseph Saville, and William S. Newcomer to patrol at least once a week negro quarters and other places suspected of harboring unlawful assemblages of slaves as may stroll from one plantation to another."
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Rockbridge County was formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt Counties. An additional part of Botetourt County was added in 1785.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Rockbridge County Bonds, Commissions, and Oaths 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
Rockbridge County (Va.) Slave Patrol Appointment
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 40263
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Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001554976
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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