A Guide to the Governor's Office, Lists of Inhabitants, 1782-1785 Inhabitants, Lists of, Governor's Office, 1782-1785 34894

A Guide to the Governor's Office, Lists of Inhabitants, 1782-1785

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 34894


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© 2002 By the Library of Virginia.

Processed by: Library of Virginia Staff

Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
34894
Title
Governor's Office, Lists of Inhabitants, 1782-1785
Extent
2.6 cu. ft. (5 oversized boxes), (Also available on microfilm, Miscellaneous Reel 1263)
Creator
Virginia. Office of the Governor.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Use microfilm (Miscellaneous Reel 1263).

Preferred Citation

Virginia Governor's Office, Lists of Inhabitants, 1782-1785. Accession 34894, State Records Collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

No acquisition information available.

Processing Information

Collection was processed by Library of Virginia Staff and described in 2002. Collection was further described in 2022.

Biographical/Historical Information

Clerks of the county courts were responsible for collecting the lists from justices and transmitting them to the Governor. The exact disposition of the records after their transmittal to the Governor is unclear.

Scope and Content Information

Lists of inhabitants, dated 1782 to 1785, for thirty-nine (39) Virginia counties and the town of Williamsburg. Information found in the lists for 1782 and 1783 include the name of the head of the household, the number of white inhabitants, and the number of enslaved people. The lists for 1784 and 1785 include the heads of households, the number of whites, and the numbers of dwelling houses and "outhouses."

Lists for the following counties and their year(s) are included in the collection: Albemarle (1785), Amelia (1782-1785), Amherst (1783-1785), Bedford (1783), Charlotte (1782-1783), Chesterfield (1783), Cumberland (1782,1784), Essex (1783), Fairfax (1782, 1785), Fluvanna (1782), Frederick (1782), Gloucester (1783-1784), Greenbrier (1783), Greensville (1783), Halifax (1782, 1785), Hampshire (1782, 1784), Hanover (1782), Harrison (1785), Isle of Wight (1782), Lancaster (1783, 1785), Mecklenburg (1782), Middlesex (1783), Monongalia (1782), Nansemond (1783-1785), New Kent (1782, 1784), Norfolk (1782, 1784-1785), Northumberland (1782, 1784), Orange (1784-1785), Pittsylvania (1782, 1785), Powhatan (1783), Prince Edward (1783, 1785), Princess Anne (1783, 1785), Richmond (1784), Rockingham (1783), Shenandoah (1785), Southampton (1783, 1785), Stafford (1785), Surry (1782, 1784), Sussex (1782), and Warwick (1782, 1784). There is also a list for the town of Williamsburg for 1782.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by county and chonologically therein.

Contents List

Lists of Inhabitants, , 1782-1785. .
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