A Guide to the Lunenburg County (Va.), Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782 Lunenburg County (Va.), Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782 1175884

A Guide to the Lunenburg County (Va.), Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782.

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Barcode Number: 1175884


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1175884
Title
Lunenburg County (Va.) Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782
Physical Characteristics
6 leaves.
Collector
Lunenburg County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Lunenburg County (Va.) Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782. Local government records collection, Lunenburg County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lunenburg County under accession 42852.


Historical Information

Lunenburg County was formed in 1745 from Brunswick County. Part of Charlotte County was added in 1777

Lunenburg County has had three courthouse buildings since its creation in 1745. The building described in these documents is the second structure erected for the locality and the first structure on the present site.

Scope and Content

Lunenburg County (Va.) Courthouse architectural drawing and bond, 1782. These documents are housed within a larger collection of deed records and contain a bond, specifications, and drawing related to a courthouse building in Lunenburg County. The bond binds the craftsmen to the justices of the county court for the construction of a new courthouse and other public buildings. The specifications record the dimensions, materials, and appointments of the new structure and contain a floor plan of the proposed structure.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Beasley, Robert
  • Johnstone, Michael
  • Melone, Daniel
  • Parrett, William
  • Thackstone, William
  • Corporate Names:

  • Lunenburg County (Va.) County Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Architectural drawings -- Virginia -- Lunenburg County.
  • Courthouses -- Virginia -- Lunenburg County -- Designs and plans.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Lunenburg County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Architectural drawings -- Virginia -- Lunenburg County.
  • Bonds (legal records) -- Virginia -- Lunenburg County.
  • Specifications -- Virginia -- Lunenburg County.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Beasley, Robert
  • Johnstone, Michael
  • Melone, Daniel
  • Parrett, William
  • Thackstone, William

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lunenburg County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.