A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716 Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716 0007339561

A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716

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Barcode number: 0007339561


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
0007339561
Title
previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716
Physical Characteristics
1 v.
Collector
previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716. Local government records collection, previous hitLancaster next hit County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from previous hitLancaster next hit County.


Historical Information

previous hitLancaster next hit County was named probably for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties sometime between 26 March and 16 September 1651. The county court first met on 1 January 1652. The county seat is previous hitLancaster next hit.

Scope and Content

previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) Minute Book, 1712-1716, was created by the County Court and records all matters brought before the court when it was in session. Generally minute books contain brief entries. A wide variety of information is found in its pages including: appointments of county officers, appointments of guardians and administrators, records of legal disputes heard before the court, and matters related to the fiscal management of the court.

Arrangement

Chronological by entry date.

Related Material

Additional previous hitLancaster County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) Circuit Court
  • Subjects:

  • County officials and employees--Virginia--previous hitLancaster next hit County
  • Public records--Virginia--previous hitLancaster next hit County
  • Geographical Names:

  • previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.)--History--19th century
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Judicial records--Virginia--previous hitLancaster next hit County
  • Local government records--Virginia--previous hitLancaster next hit County
  • Minute books--Virginia--previous hitLancaster next hit County
  • Added Entry - Corporate Name:

  • previous hitLancaster next hit County (Va.) County Court

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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