A Guide to the Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847 Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847 1141278

A Guide to the Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847

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Barcode number 1141278


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1141278
Title
Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847
Physical Characteristics
7 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, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847. 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 37660.

Historical Information

Patrick County was formed in 1790 from Henry County.

Scope and Content

Patrick County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Elizabeth Abington vs. William Abington, etc., 1847. Consists of a bill of complaint, an answer, decrees, and a commissioners' report on the appraisal and division of several slaves owned by the Abington family. Individuals named in the suit include slaves Americus, Nelly, Ann, George, Frances, Harden, John, William, Eliza, and Ruth; Mary B. Abington, William M. Abington, Nancy F. Abington, Robert H. Matthews, Catherine Abington, and Lucinda Abington.

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.
  • Decrees--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Patrick County.
  • Reports--Virginia--Patrick County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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