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 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 [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.  
  
''The First Laws of the State of Virginia''. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1982. (Family History Library book 975.5 P3f.)  
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''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].)  
  
 
See also the “Public Records” section.  
 
See also the “Public Records” section.  

Revision as of 21:20, 13 October 2008

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.

Online Sources

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/states/statech.htm#va

http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/Colonial.html#Law