A Guide to the Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, c. 1859-1861 Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 Ms2015-022

Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, c. 1859-1861

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-022


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Processed by: Ryan Mair, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-022
Title
Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, c. 1859-1861
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft.; 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 contains several amended versions of Bill No. 233. Each of the bills lists the rights and privileges given to free African-Americans living with in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The bill also discusses the process by which a free person can be sold into slavery if they have been convicted of a crime.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, Ms2015-022, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 was purchased by Special Collections in 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 was completed in July 2015.


Scope and Content

This collections contains eight versions of Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233. The bills have been cut or torn from other sources and relate to the rights of free African-Americans within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Arrangement

The Collection is arranged by type of material.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Slavery--United States

Contents List

Folder 1
Bills