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Commissions of the Peace for Sussex County, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2014.134

Scope and Contents

Contains three Commissions of the Peace of Sussex County, Virginia signed by Robert Dinwiddie, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and William Nelson, Governor of Virginia. The documents were signed under the reign of King George II and King George III of England and contain the names of several men selected to be Justices of the Peace. Two of the documents contains the original seal.

Dates

  • 1754-1771

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Extent

0.15 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2014.134 was received by Special Collections from the donor on 3/25/2014.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2014.
Title
Guide to the Commissions of the Peace for Sussex County, Virginia
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2014-10-27
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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