A Guide to the York County Sheriff's Execution Book, 1789-1794. York County (Va.). Sheriff's Execution Book, 1789-1794. MS 43.2

A Guide to the York County Sheriff's Execution Book, 1789-1794.

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 43.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 43.2
Title
Sheriff's Execution Book, 1789-1794.
Extent
1 vol. (272 pp.), 63 items.
Creator
York County (Va.)
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

York County Sheriff's Execution Book, Manuscript # MS 43.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1943.


Biographical/Historical Information

Philip Moody (d. 1807) was deputy sheriff of York County, Va., and sergeant of Williamsburg.

Scope and Content Information

Accounts for money collected by Philip Moody in satisfaction of various court decisions; and receipts for this money, signed by parties to these cases and, in some instances, by court officials. Courts mentioned include York, Williamsburg Hustings, King and Queen District, Williamsburg District, James City, Charles City, Sussex, Warwick, Henrico Chancery, and the High Court of Chancery. Names in the cases include Samuel Beall, William Cary, John Coke, William Cole, Dudley Digges, John M. Galt, Robert Greenhow, Thomas Hubard, Matthew Hubbard, Hunt and Adams, William Lee, Alexander Macaulay, James Moir, Hugh Nelson, Robert Nicolson, John Paradise, Benjamin Powell, Harrison Ratcliff, John Saunders, and James Southall. This volume includes its own rough index.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Beale, Samuel, d. 1793.
  • Cary, William.
  • Coke, John.
  • Cole, William.
  • Digges, Dudley, 1718-1790.
  • Galt, John M., 1744-1808.
  • Greenhow, Robert, 1761- 1840.
  • Hubard, Thomas.
  • Hubbard, Matthew.
  • Lee, William, 1739-1795.
  • Macauley, Alexander.
  • Moir, James.
  • Moody, Philip, d. 1807.
  • Nelson, Hugh, 1750-1800.
  • Nicolson, Robert.
  • Paradise, John, 1748-1795.
  • Powell, Benjamin, d. 1791.
  • Ratcliff, Harrison.
  • Saunders, John.
  • Southall, James, 1726-1801.
  • Corporate Names;

  • Hunt and Adams (Firm).
  • Subjects:

  • Courts -- Virginia -- Williamsburg --History --18th Century.
  • Courts -- Virginia --History --18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia - -King and Queen County --History --18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia -- Charles City County --History --18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia -- Henrico County --History --18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia -- York County --History - -18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia --James City County --History --18th Century.
  • Courts --Virginia --Sussex County -- History --18th Century.
  • Sheriffs --Virginia -- History --18th Century.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Beale, Samuel, d. 1793.
  • Cary, William.
  • Coke, John.
  • Cole, William.
  • Digges, Dudley, 1718-1790.
  • Galt, John M., 1744-1808.
  • Greenhow, Robert, 1761- 1840.
  • Hubard, Thomas.
  • Hubbard, Matthew.
  • Lee, William, 1739-1795.
  • Macauley, Alexander.
  • Moir, James.
  • Moody, Philip, d. 1807.
  • Nelson, Hugh, 1750-1800.
  • Nicolson, Robert.
  • Paradise, John, 1748-1795.
  • Powell, Benjamin, d. 1791.
  • Ratcliff, Harrison.
  • Saunders, John.
  • Southall, James, 1726-1801.