A Guide to the Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840 Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840 1141276

A Guide to the Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840

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Barcode number 1141275


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1141276
Title
Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840
Physical Characteristics
8 p.
Creator
Patrick County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840. Local government records collection, Patrick County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia under the accession number 37663.

Historical Information

Patrick County was formed in 1790 from Henry County.

Scope and Content

Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Francis Porter vs. William Porter, etc., 1840. Consists of evidence and a note for decree from a case pertaining to settlement of the estate of James Porter. Porter's estate included 300 acres of land and a slave named Isaac. The records document the sale of the land for 875 dollars and the slave for 174.60 dollars and the division of the money among Porter's heirs.

Related Material

Additional Patrick County Court Records can be found with Patrick County Court records on microfilm at The Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm."

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Patrick County (Va.)--Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Equity--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Slavery--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Patrick County (Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Court records--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Courts of Chancery--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Patrick County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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