A Guide to the Rockingham Public Library Collection 1767-1873 Rockingham Public Library Collection 3060

A Guide to the Rockingham Public Library Collection 1767-1873

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number 3060


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Carrier Library
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
USA
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Processed by: Special Collections Staff, March 1994

Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection number
3060
Title
Rockingham Public Library Collection 1767-1873
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of one Hollinger box.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Rockingham Public Library Collection, Collection #3060, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Received on deposit immediately after a Feb. 3, 1994 contract with the Rockingham Library Association was signed. Existing organization and file headings were retained.


Biographical/Historical Information

Contents relevant to Rockingham County and Harrisonburg from the earliest days of county formation, 1767-1873.

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of mostly legal materials.

Arrangement

Series I: Court Cases; Series II: Roads, Bridges and Mills; Series III: Miscellaneous.

Contents List

Series 1:: Court Cases
  • Box-folder 1:1
    Specific Cases 1814-1831
    • Samuel Chandler Sr. vs. Nathan Chandler
    • Col. Arch Rutherford vs. Charles and David Chandler and Jacob Nicholas
  • Box-folder 1:2
    General Court Cases
    • Armentrout, Nicholas vs. Mathias Stover, Ohio 1818-1932
    • Beard, Margaret vs. David Beard 1824-1832
    • Harrison, Nath. & John Harrison vs. Archibald Looker 1832
    • Basely, Haga 1829
    • High, Jacob vs. Sally Knopp late Hupp admr. of John Hupp 1810
    • Huling vs. Looker 1820-1832
    • Looker, John vs. Henry Long 1829-1831
    • Lindon [?], Thomas, Wm. Robertson vs. Wm. Dever 1835-1838
    • Peters vs. Pence 1814-1839
    • Ragan, Daniel vs. M. Williams 1821-1830
    • Scott, James vs. Jacob Hudlow 1767-1822
  • Box-folder 1:3
    McDowell, Miller vs. Wm. McMahon 1810-1831
  • Box-folder 1:4
    Rifle, Daniel vs. John Smoot 1824-1832
Series 2:: Roads Bridges, Mills
  • Box-folder 1:5
    Bridge 1818
  • Box-folder 1:6
    Briery Branch 1823-1825
  • Box-folder 1:7
    Brocks Gap- Peaked Mtn.-Keezletown Dove's Mill Rd. 1824-1826
  • Box-folder 1:8
    Dry River Road 1799-1834
  • Box-folder 1:9
    Grist mill, Wise-Dinkle 1796-1851
  • Box-folder 1:10
    Hands to work on roads 1823-1824
  • Box-folder 1:11
    Harrisonburg to Richmond, McGaheysville to Luray, Pirkey's Mill 1822
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Harrisonburg to Woodstock-Back Road 1824-1826
  • Box-folder 1:13
    Keezletown to New Market 1826-1826
  • Box-folder 1:14
    Lawyer Rd., Pt. Republick to Waynesboro 1822-1826
  • Box-folder 1:15
    Mathias Stover Mill-Fawcett, Keezletown 1825
  • Box-folder 1:16
    Mtn. Road, Chrisman's Mill 1822-1825
  • Box-folder 1:17
    Road Related 1822-1826
  • Box-folder 1:18
    Road to Shen. Cty. -Road past Henry Miller 1823
  • Box-folder 1:19
    Stage Road-Zirkel & Byrd Mill 1805-1822
Series 3:: Miscellaneous
  • Box-folder 1:20
    African Americans 1778-1851
  • Box-folder 1:21
    Debts 1787-1869
  • Box-folder 1:22
    Estates and Complaints 1792-1858
  • Box-folder 1:23
    Estray Livestock 1826-1851
  • Box-folder 1:24
    Land causes 1796-1859
  • Box-folder 1:25
    Miscellaneous 1779-1873

    mostly summonses; also list of bonds, election results, grand jury

  • Box-folder 1:26
    Overseers of the Poor 1802-1809
  • Box-folder 1:27
    Railroads 1855-1892
  • Box-folder 1:28
    Rockingham Cty. seal receipt, Harrisonburg jail 1779-1855
  • Box-folder 1:29
    Taxes 1783-1864
  • Box-folder 1:30
    Tory: John Carthrae 1787