The Resource Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Label
Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1834-1839
Title
Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Inclusive dates
1834-1839
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1834-1839. The materials consist of proposals, bonds, specifications, architectural plans, reports, and bills for services related to the design and construction of public buildings for the County of Warren. The buildings include the courthouse, clerk's office, and jail, all undertaken by William Lambert of Shenandoah County. Plans, elevations, and specifications are included for the courthouse and floor plans and specifications for the clerk's office the jail
  • The plan for the courthouse contains several features that represent a break from the traditional late colonial arrangement of Virginia courthouses. The Warren County courthouse plan introduces the prisoner's box, a raised platform for the court clerk, and a separate stairway behind the magistrates' bench leading to jury rooms on the second floor
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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.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Warren County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County under accesssion 37589
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 18
  • 10
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Warren County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001619923
Type of unit
  • pages;
  • leaves.

Library Locations

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