A Guide to the Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court. Certificate, 1776 Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court. Certificate, 1776 41008

A Guide to the Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court. Certificate, 1776

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 41008


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Accession number
Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court. Certificate, 1776
Physical Characteristics
Miscellaneous reel 4608
Robert Alonzo Brock

This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.

Preferred Citation

Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court. Certificate, 1776, Robert Alonzo Brock Collection, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller- Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation. Microfilm received 15 April 2004.

Historical Information

Brunswick County was formed in 1720 (government established 1732) from Prince George County. Parts of Isle of Wight and Surry Counties were added in 1732.

Created in 1720 (county government established in June 1732). Most loose records prior to 1781 are missing.Pre-1781 volumes that record deeds, court orders, and wills exist.

Scope and Content

Certificate, 1776, of Brunswick County providing proof that a slave was tried and convicted in the Court of Oyer and Terminer.

Related Material

Brunswick County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Brunswick County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the Lost Records Localities Database found at the Library of Virginia web site

Access Terms

    Corporate Name

  • Brunswick County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subject Terms

  • African Americans--History.
  • African Americans--Virginia--Brunswick County.
  • Public records--Virginia--Brunswick County.
  • Slavery--Virginia--History.
  • Slaves--United States.
  • Slaves--Virginia--Brunswick County.
  • Geographic Terms

  • Brunswick County (Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Record Type

  • Certificates--Virginia--Brunswick County.
  • Judicial records--Virginia--Brunswick County.
  • Added Entry - Personal Name

  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.

Adjunct Descriptive Data

Location of Originals

Originals are located at the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Brunswick County (Va.)--History--18th century.