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Register of Free Blacks, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1807-1859

By: Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B3658

ISBN: 1556136587

Condition: (1992), 2009, 5½x8½, paper, index, 266 pp, Heritage Books


The Register of Free Blacks kept by the clerks of Rockingham County from 1807 to 1859 is one of the most conscientiously-kept records of the Commonwealth. Here, the register has been transcribed, providing researchers with a valuable data source. A typical entry contains the subject's name, date of registration, physical description and details of emancipation. While all free blacks were officially required to register every year in the cities and every three years in th... View more info