A Guide to the Westmoreland County (Va.) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct Westmoreland County (Va.) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct 1177225

A Guide to the Westmoreland County (Va.) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct

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Barcode number: 1177225


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1177225
Title
Westmoreland County (Va.) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct
Physical Characteristics
1 folder
Collector
Westmoreland County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Westmoreland County (Va.) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct. Local government records collection, Westmoreland County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court records from Westmoreland County.


Historical Information

Westmoreland County was named for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland County in 1653. The county seat is Montross.

Many loose papers were burned during both the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Volumes that record deeds, court orders (except for an order book for the period 1764-1776), and wills exist.

Scope and Content

Westmoreland County (Va) Judgment John Norwood versus Administrator of Elizabeth Brinnon, 1808 Oct., was a civil suit in which the plaintiff sued for money owed by the defendant for providing Brinnon's servants and slaves meat, drink, washing, lodging, and board over a period of twenty years. The suit includes exhibits that record the names of slaves, year of birth, year of death, and family relationships.

Related Material

See the Lost Records Localities Digital Collection available at Virginia Memory.

For more information and a listing of lost records localities see Lost Records research note.


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Westmoreland County (Va.) Circuit Court
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans--History
  • Slaveholders--Virginia--Westmoreland County
  • Slaves--Virginia--Westmoreland County
  • Women--Virginia--Westmoreland County
  • Geographical Names:

  • Westmoreland County (Va.)--History--19th century
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Civil suits--Virginia--Westmoreland County
  • Local government records--Virginia--Westmoreland County

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Westmoreland County (Va.)--History--19th century