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District of Columbia Free Negro Registers [2 volumes]

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $98.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: P0506

ISBN: 0788405063

Condition: 728 pages, 8.5x11, 1996, 8.5x11, paper, index, 2 vols., 728 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


728 pages, 8.5x11, 1996, 8.5x11, paper, index, 2 vols., 728 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Index to District of Columbia Wills, 1921-1950

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0001

ISBN: 1888265019

Condition: 351 pages, 8.5x11, 8.5x11, paper, 351 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A continuation of the series published by Genealogical Publishing Co. Lists name, year and box number at the DC Archives.351 pages, 8.5x11, 8.5x11, paper, 351 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

District of Columbia Marriage Records, 1870-1877

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: P0023

ISBN: 188826523X

Condition: 337 pages, 1997, index, 337 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The entries in this book were compiled from data found in the volumes entitled Record of Marriages that were created and maintained in the clerk’s office of Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (now named District of Columbia Superior Court). The entries show name of the groom and of the bride; the date of marriage or the granting of the marriage license; and the volume and page that contains that entry. In 1993, volumes 1-1052 (1870-1966) and 1-283 (1966-1... View more info

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District of Columbia Indentures of Apprenticeship, 1801-1893

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: P0028

ISBN: 1888265280

Condition: 387 pages, 8.5x11, 1998, 8.5x11, paper, index, 387 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This publication contains abstracts of indentures of apprentice recorded in Volumes 1 through 3 (May 1801 - April 1827) and Volumes 5 and 6 November 1835 - August 1893). Volume 4 is missing and therefore is not included. Each abstract gives name, age, sex, and sometimes race of the apprentice; institution or person doing the apprenticing; length of time in service, skill to be taught; master to whom apprenticed; provisions about the formal education of the apprentice; m... View more info

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Compensated Emancipation in the District of Columbia: Petitions under the Act of April 16, 1862

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

Seller ID: P3183

ISBN: 0788431838

Condition: 280 pages, 8.5x11, (2005), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, index, 280 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book contains abstracts of petitions submitted by ex-slaveholders seeking monetary compensation for their slaves freed by the District of Columbia emancipation act of 1862. Under the original act and subsequent legislation, there were approximately 1,140 petitions relating to about 3,400 African Americans. A typical owner's petition listed for each bondsman his or her name, age, physical description, occupations, how title was acquired, and an estimated value. The a... View more info

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Alexandria County, Virginia, Free Negro Register, 1797-1861

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1990)

Seller ID: P0416

ISBN: 1556134169

Condition: 358 pages, 8.5x11, (1990), 2012, 8.5x11, index, paper, 358 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


358 pages, 8.5x11, (1990), 2012, 8.5x11, index, paper, 358 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Index to District of Columbia Wills, 1801-1920

By: Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $32.50

Publisher: CC: (1992)

Seller ID: 4705-102

ISBN: 0806313544

Condition: 218 pages, (1992), , 218 pp., paper, CC


218 pages, (1992), , 218 pp., paper, CC View more info

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District of Columbia Marriage Records Index, 1877-1885

By: Wesley E. Pippenger and Dorothy S. Provine

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: P0563

ISBN: 1585495638

Condition: 544 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2008, 5.5x8.5, alphabetical, 544 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This index represents marriage records for not only residents of the District of Columbia, but also neighboring Virginia, Maryland, and elsewhere. The compiler found numerous instances where both the groom and bride resided more than a hundred miles away. The primary source of information in this work was the bound marriage records books maintained in the D.C. Office of Public Records (D.C. Archives). This index lists names of bride and groom, place of residence if known... View more info