A Guide to the Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868 Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868 0007717124

A Guide to the Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868

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Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868
Physical Characteristics
.35 cu. ft. (1 box)
Lunenburg County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Library of Virginia

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Preferred Citation

Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868. Local government records collection, Lunenburg County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfer of court papers from Lunenburg County under the accession number 42852.

Historical Information

Lunenburg County was formed in 1745 from Brunswick County. Part of Charlotte County was added in 1777.

Scope and Content

Lunenburg County (Va.) Apprenticeship Indentures, 1799-1868, are bonds and contracts of apprenticeship, showing the names of master and apprentice, the trade to be taught, details of the contract, the amount of the bond and the names of sureties. Many of the apprentices bound out prior to 1866 were free African Americans.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

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

  • African Americans--History.
  • Apprentices--Virginia--Lunenburg County.
  • Free African Americans--Virginia--Lunenburg County.
  • Orphans--Virginia--Lunenburg County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Lunenburg County--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Indentures--Virginia--Lunenburg County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Lunenburg County.
  • Performance bonds--Virginia--Lunenburg County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lunenburg County--History--19th century.