The Resource Transportation of free negroes, : vouchers

Transportation of free negroes, : vouchers

Label
Transportation of free negroes, : vouchers, 1856-1858
Title
Transportation of free negroes,
Title remainder
vouchers
Inclusive dates
1856-1858
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Agencies of State Government - Boards and Committees. Board of Colonization
  • These vouchers include the names of persons to whom money was owed, the amounts, and the date the voucher was submitted
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928) (Search as Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928))
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Biographical or historical data
The Board of Colonization was created by an act of the General Assembly passed on 6 April 1853. The purpose of the board was to supervise the transportation of free black males to Liberia on a voluntary basis. To finance the operation of the act, a poll tax was levied on free black males. The board was composed of the Auditor of Public Accounts, the Second Auditor, and the Secretary of the Commonwealth. It ceased operation when the Civil War began.
Citation location within source
entry 110
Citation source
Auditor of Public Accounts inventory
Label
Transportation of free negroes, : vouchers
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
11
Immediate source of acquisition
Transportation of free negroes, vouchers, 1856-1858,
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000484985
Type of unit
items.

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