Virginia Law and Legislation

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To help interpret courthouse records and more clearly understand the relationships of people mentioned in them, the following books are recommended:  
 
To help interpret courthouse records and more clearly understand the relationships of people mentioned in them, the following books are recommended:  
  
Cushing, John D., edition ''Colony Laws of Virginia 1619- 1660''. Two Volumes. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, Inc., 1978. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=450692&disp=Colony+laws+of+Virginia%2C+1619+%2D+1660%20%20&columns=*,0,0 975.5 P3c].) This was originally published in 1809.  
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*Cushing, John D., edition ''Colony Laws of Virginia 1619- 1660''. Two Volumes. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, Inc., 1978. (Family History Library book {{FHL|450692|title-id|disp=975.5 P3c}}.) This was originally published in 1809.  
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*''The First Laws of the State of Virginia''. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1982. (Family History Library book {{FHL|451342|title-id|disp=975.5 P3f}}.)
  
''The First Laws of the State of Virginia''. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1982. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=451342&disp=The+First+laws+of+the+State+of+Virginia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 975.5 P3f].)
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See also the [[Virginia Public Records|Public Records]] section.
  
See also the “Public Records” section.
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If your ancestor was a clerk in early Virginia, this book may help:
  
=== Online Sources  ===
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*Johnston, Frederick. ''Memorials of Old Virginia Clerks''. 1888. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=cZhBAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/memorialsofoldvi00john Internet Archive].
  
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/states/statech.htm#va
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=== Online Sources  ===
  
http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/Colonial.html#Law<br>
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*[http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/statech.asp#va Yale Law School] Colonial Virginia Charters, Grants, and Related Documents
  
 
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To help interpret courthouse records and more clearly understand the relationships of people mentioned in them, the following books are recommended:

  • Cushing, John D., edition Colony Laws of Virginia 1619- 1660. Two Volumes. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, Inc., 1978. (Family History Library book 975.5 P3c.) This was originally published in 1809.
  • The First Laws of the State of Virginia. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1982. (Family History Library book 975.5 P3f.)

See also the Public Records section.

If your ancestor was a clerk in early Virginia, this book may help:

Online Sources