A Guide to the Warren County (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924 Warren County (Va.)Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924 1013618-1096595 circa

A Guide to the Warren County (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924

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Barcode numbers: 1013618-1096595 circa


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Barcode numbers
1013618-1096595 circa
previous hitWarren County next hit (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924
Physical Characteristics
2.1 cu. ft. (6 boxes) and 17 volumes.
previous hitWarren County next hit (Va.) Circuit Court.
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Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

previous hitWarren County next hit (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924. Local government records collection, previous hitWarren County next hit Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from previous hitWarren County next hit.

Historical Information

previous hitWarren County next hit was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836.

A Docket is a brief record of proceedings in a court of justice. It usually gives the style of the suit and the date the court first dealt with it. Sometime it gives the date the suit was removed from the docket.

An executions is a court order directing a sheriff or other officer to enforce a judgment, usually by seizing and selling the judgment debtor's property. An Execution Books lists executions sued out or pending in the sheriff's office. It shows notices of process, names of all parties, amount of judgment, date of execution, return date and sheriff's return.

An issue is the act of issuing or promulgating; e.g. to issue an order or writ. An issue docket is the record of issuance, showing parties' names, actions, and remarks.

Fee Books are volumes showing the date of a duty performed by the clerk, the name of the person paying the fees, and the amount. It includes the fees charged attorneys, cash accounts, and the clerk's fees in common law and chancery cause.

Scope and Content

previous hitWarren County next hit (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1836-1924 contains Executions, Executions Returned, Issue Dockets, Chancery Issue Dockets, Chancery Rule Book B, Witness Attendance Book, Receiver's Books, Common Law Issues, Execution Book, Fee Books and Chancery Fee Book.

Related Material

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

  • Circuit courts--Virginia
  • Court records--Virginia--previous hitWarren County next hit
  • Geographical Names:

  • previous hitWarren County next hit (Va.)--History
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Judicial records--Virginia--previous hitWarren County next hit
  • Local government records--Virginia--previous hitWarren County next hit
  • Public records--Virginia--previous hitWarren County next hit

Contents List

Barcode number 1013618, 1013622: Executions Returned, 1836-1860

Executions Returned, 1836-1860 are in Box 232. Executions Returned, 1841-1844 are in Box 233.

Barcode number 1013623-1013624, 1013626, 10123629: Executions, 1852-1892

Executions, 1852-1886 are in Box 238. Executions, 1859-1869 are in Box 240. Executions, 1869-1872 are in Box 241. Executions, 1872-1892 are in Box 242.

Barcode number 1096408, 1096414: Issue Dockets, 1852-1880

Issue Docket, 1852-1871 is Barcode Number 1096414. Issue Docket, 1871-1880 is Barcode Number 1096408.

Barcode number 1096409-1096412: Chancery Issue Docket, 1873-1895

There are four Chancery Issue Dockets. Chancery Issue Docket, 1873-1875; Chancery Issue Docket, 1876-1878; Chancery Issue Docket, 1879-1883; and Chancery Issue Docket, 1884-1895.

Barcode number 1096437: Chancery Issue Docket, 1896

This book contains issues made for Chancery Causes.

Barcode number 1096448: Chancery Rule Book B, 1879-1914

Rules was a session of the Court. Chancery Causes were first heard in the Rules before they were heard in the Chancery Court.

Barcode number 1096496: Witness Attendance Book, 1871-1887

This book contains the names of the witness called to appear at court for judgments, criminal cases, and or chancery causes.

Barcode number 1096541, 1096551: Receiver's Books, 1851-1896

Receiver's Book, 1851-1860 is Barcode Number 1096541. Receiver's Book, 1853-1896 is Barcode Number 1096551.

Barcode number 1096568: Common Law Issues, 1880-1889

This record contains issue of the Common Law Court.

Barcode number 1096571: Execution Book, Volume B, 1883-1924

Execution Book, Volume B, 1883-1924.

Barcode number 1096592-1096594: Fee Books, 1871-1899 (bulk 1871-1881)

There are three Fee Books. Fee Book, 1871-1881; Fee Book, 1883-1889; and Fee Book, 1893-1899.

Barcode number 1096595: Chancery Fee Book, 1893-1899

This book records the fees collected for Chancery Causes.