A Guide to the Louisa County (Va.) Court Records, 1838-1854 Louisa County (Va.) Court Records, 1838-1854 1177670

A Guide to the Louisa County (Va.) Court Records, 1838-1854

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode number: 1177670


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Louisa County (Va.) Court Record, 1838-1854
Physical Characteristics
0.25 cubic ft. (1 box)
Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court
Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Louisa County (Va.) Court Records, 1834-1854. Local government records collection, Local Government Records Replevin Collection. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in 2004 in a transfer.

Historical Information

Louisa County was named for Louisa, a daughter of George II. It was formed from Hanover County in 1742.

These records were replevined by the Library of Virginia following the trial entitled Commonwealth of Virginia vs. Larry I. Vass heard in Henrico County Circuit Court in November 1972.

Scope and Content

Louisa County (Va.) Court Records, 1838-1854. The collection contains documents removed from Louisa County chancery records and unidentified court records series. The records are comprised of accounts, an answer, depositions, letters, and notices of publication from the following Louisa County chancery causes, indexed in the Chancery Records Index, available on the Library of Virginia web site: 1843-006, 1843-008, 1844-002, 1844-011, 1845-001, 1845-009, 1847-002, 1847-015, 1848-007, 1849-005, 1849-006, 1849-008, 1849-014, 1850-002, 1850-016, 1851-001, 1851-003, 1851-012, 1851-016, 1852-002, 1852-007, 1854-002, and 1854-005. Also included are a petition from the Devisees of Nathaniel A. Smith, 1848; five letters, and an envelope from unidentified series. Surnames in these letters are Hardin, Martin, Payne, Greene, Thompson, Timberlake, Winston, and Uleyate.

Related Material

For additional information concerning the replevin of these items see Larry I. Vass Case records, 1781-1973, found at the Library of Virginia.

Additional Louisa County court records can be found on microfilm and in the Chancery Records Index at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" and The Chancery Records Index .

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Louisa County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Equity--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Replevin--Virginia.
  • Geographical Names:

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

  • Accounts--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Chancery causes--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Decrees--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Depositions--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Envelopes--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Judicial records--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Legal notices--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Letters (correspondence)--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Louisa County.
  • Petitions--Virginia--Louisa County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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