A Guide to the Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1791-1871 Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1791-1871 41008

A Guide to the Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1791-1871

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 41008


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Library of Virginia
Accession number
Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1791-1871
Physical Characteristics
Miscellaneous reel 4608
Robert Alonzo Brock

This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.

Preferred Citation

Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1791-1871, Robert Alonzo Brock Collection, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller- Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation. Microfilm received 15 April 2004.

Historical Information

Amherst County was formed in 1761 from Albemarle County.

Scope and Content

Records, 1791-1871, of Amherst County consist of Board of Supervisors records (1871), papers related to miscellaneous suits including judgments (1791, 1796, 1797, 1808, 1819, 1821, 1824, undated) and chancery causes (1835, 1836), fiduciary records (1829), land records (1792, 1796), will (1824), and clerks' fees (1815.)

Copy of decree and notice, 1836, in the chancery cause Matthew Rickets versus Edmind P. Sale.

Transcript, 1836, of chancery suit Robert S. Jefferson and another versus Pizarro Edmunds and others heard in Nelson County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery.

Copy of inventory and appraisement, 1829, of the estate of Spencer Norvell.

Papers, 1791, 1792, 1796, 1797, related to Hugh Rose. They include miscellaneous judgments and a deed of trust.

Copy of will, 1824, of Joseph Kennedy.

Access Terms

    Corporate Name

  • Amherst County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subject Terms

  • Equity--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Public records--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Geographic Terms

  • Amherst County (Va.)--History.
  • Record Type

  • Appraising--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Courts of chancery--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Deeds--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Estate inventories--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Judicial Records--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Wills--Virginia--Amherst County.
  • Added Entry - Personal Name

  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.

Adjunct Descriptive Data

Location of Originals

Originals are located at the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.