The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Powhatan County

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Powhatan County

Label
1902
Inclusive dates
1902
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Powhatan County (Va.) List of Registered Voters, 1902, records the roll of registered voters in Powhatan County. The volume is divided by precincts: Ballsville, Powhatan Court House, Subletts, Pineville, and Smith's Crossroads, and within each precinct on the basis of color. Information found in the volume includes date of registration; number of registered voter; name of registered voter; date of birth; age; occupation; residence; length of residence in state, county, and precinct; whether exempt from poll tax; if naturalized, and if so, date of papers and by what court issued; if transferred from another precinct, and if so, when and to what precinct
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Biographical or historical data
The 1902 voter registration books were created following the passage of the 1902 Virginia state constitution. The purpose of the 1902 state constitiution was to maintain white suffrage while eliminating African-American voters by means of literacy tests as well as property and poll tax requirements.
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Vi
Form designation
Powhatan County (Va.) List of Registered Voters
Label
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Powhatan County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Powhatan County
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1
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There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
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001510745
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (148 p.)

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