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Registers of free negroes and mulattoes for the county of Middlesex, 1800-1862

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
Richmond, Virginia : Filmed by the Virginia State Library, 1981
on 1microfilm reel ; 35 mm.


Microfilm of original records at the Middlesex County Courthouse in Saluda, Virginia.

Free negroes were registered with the county clerk. The dates given were the registration dates

Register, 1800-1862, was copied in 1939 from court order book, no. 4, and the original register, 1827-1862, probably by W.P.A. workers.

Register, 1800-1862, gives name, whether born free or emancipated (sometimes gives name of emancipator, age, height, complexion, date emancipated or registered (not always given), and sometimes other distinguishing marks. Register, 1827-1862, gives name, date of certificate, by whom emancipated or if born free, certificate number, age, height, complexion, marks or scars.

Register, 1827-1862, has darkened with age and has some pages which look moldy.


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