The Resource Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery

Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery

Label
Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery, 1836-1852
Title
Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
Inclusive dates
1836-1852
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery, 1836-1852, includes Executions, Issue Docket, Writ Docket, and a Memorandum Book
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Warren County was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836.
  • A writ is a written judicial order to perform a specified act, or giving authority to have it done. A writ is a written court order of a judicial process, directing that a sheriff or other judicial officer do what is commanded by the writ; or giving authority and commission to hav it done. The Writ Docket is a book that have brief entries concerning writs that are being enforced.
  • An executions is a court order directing a sheriff or other officer to enforce a judgment, usually by seizing and selling the judgment debtor's property. An execution shows notices of process, names of all parties, amount of judgment, date of execution, return date and sheriff's return.
  • An issue is the act of issuing or promulgating; e.g. to issue an order or writ. An Issue Docket is the record of issuance, showing parties' names, actions, and remarks.
  • A Memorandum Book is used for notations of entries to be made in other books.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Warren County Court Records can be found on microiflm 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
Warren County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County
  • The collection is located at the the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Contents list
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Warren County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001687443
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
boxes and or volumes.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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