A Guide to the Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1742-1858 Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1742-1858 41008

A Guide to the Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1742-1858

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 41008


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
41008
Title
Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1742-1858
Physical Characteristics
Miscellaneous reel 4610
Collector
Robert Alonzo Brock
Language
English
Note

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

Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court. Records, 1742-1858, 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

Louisa County was formed in 1742 from Hanover County.

Scope and Content

Records, 1742-1858, of Louisa County Circuit Court consist of an inventory and appraisement sale of Sally Hall's estate (1831), wills (1786), clerks' records (no date), documents related to judgments (1845, 1858), documents related to chancery suits (no date, 1847, 1854), free negro certificate (1803), and a facsimile of records copied from order books (1742-1853.)

Wills include Samuel Waddy, Jr., 1786; Charles Dabney, 1833; Catherine W. Dabney, 1841; and Chapman Gordon, 1855.

Documents related to chancery suits include a bill in the suit of James D. Porter versus Charles Poindexter, 1847; the answer of Richard Williams in the suit of William Bell versus Richard Williams and Coleman Payne 1847; and a summons in the suit of Edward H. Layne, trustee, and others versus Administrator of Elisha Melton and others, 1854; a bill in the suit of Jane O. Tate and others versus Henry W. Lasseter and others, no date.


Access Terms

    Corporate Name

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

  • African Americans--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Clerks of court--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Equity--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Free African Americans--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Judgments--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Public records--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Geographic Terms

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

  • Courts of chancery--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Estate inventories--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Free negro certificates--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Free papers--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Judicial records--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Wills--Virginia--Louisa 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.