A Guide to the Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846 Jan. 17 Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846 Jan. 17 1177668

A Guide to the Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846 Jan. 17

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Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846
Physical Characteristics
2 p.
Henrico County (Va.) Circuit Court
Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846. Local government records collection, Local Government Records Replevin Collection. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in 2004 in a transfer.

Historical Information

Henrico County was named for Henry, Prince of Wales, the oldest son of James I. It was one of the eight original shires established in 1634.

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.

All county court records prior to 1655 and almost all prior to 1677 are missing. Many records were destroyed by British troops during the Revolutionary War. Post-Revolutionary War county court records exist. Almost all circuit superior court of law and chancery and circuit court records were destroyed by fire during the evacuation of Richmond on 3 April 1865 in the Civil War. The county's circuit court held its sessions at the state courthouse in Richmond.

Scope and Content

Henrico County (Va.) Court Records, 1846. The collection contains a document removed from Henrico County chancery court records. The document contains a notice to take depositions, 1846 Jan. 8, and the affidavit of Jefferson Wallace, 1846 Jan. 17. The notice and affidavit are part of the Henrico County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery cause Theodorick Robertson vs. Mayo B. Carrington and James G. Morris.

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 Henrico 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 .

Henrico County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Henrico County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the Lost Records Localities Digital Collection available at Virginia Memory.

For more information and a listing of lost records localities see Lost Records research note .

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

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

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

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

  • Affidavits--Virginia--Henrico County.
  • Chancery causes--Virginia--Henrico County.
  • Judicial records--Virginia--Henrico County.
  • Legal notices--Virginia--Henrico County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Henrico County.
  • Added Entry - Corporate Name:

  • Henrico County (Va.) Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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