The Resource Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson

Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson

Label
Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson, 1793 Nov
Title
Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson
Inclusive dates
1793 Nov
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Language
eng
Summary
Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson, 1793 Nov. John Gray petitions the court for a writ of ad quod damnum to asses the damage that would be inflicted by construction of a grist mill and dam on the North River on land abutting property owned by William Richardson. The court grants the writ, according to an Act of Assembly concerning Mill Dams, and other Obstructions of Water Courses, and orders the sheriff to summon twelve men to investigate. They report that Gray does not yet own the land, but has only entered a claim for it. The document includes the names and signatures (or marks) of the twelve persons impaneled by the sheriff
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Biographical or historical data
Rockingham County was named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, second marquis of Rockingham, who supported the colonists in their disputes with Great Britain. It was formed from Augusta County in 1778.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Rockingham County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Rockingham County (Va.) Judgment (Writ of Ad Quod Damnum), Gray vs. Richardson
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 44019
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2
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001600489
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Type of unit
p.

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