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- Over 4 million brief citations (name, date, and source) to manuscripts, periodicals, and books are provided in Fremont Rider's (editor) American Genealogical- Biographical Index. Vols. 1-186+. Middletown, Connecticut: Godfrey Memorial Library, 1952-. (Family History Library films beginning with 1698167) Many of the records of headright grants and land purchases in Virginia to 1749 have been indexed and published in Nugent, Nell Marion Nugent's Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. 5 vols. Richmond, Virginia: Dietz Print.: Virginia State Library: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1934, 1963, 1977-1979, 1994. (Family History Library film 1320779 item 5) Vol. 1 has 1623-1666, vol. 2 1666-1695, vol. 3 1695-1732, vol. 4 1732-1741, vol. 5 1741-1749. The Library of Virginia can be accessed at http://www.lva.lib.va.us/.
- A hustings court is a citywide jurisdiction that heard minor civil and criminal cases and equity, probate, and orphan matters. Independent cities, such as Richmond, had hustings courts. In 1850, the hustings courts were replaced by the corporation courts.
- An Index of Nineteenth Century Virginia Room by Room Inventories - http://departments.umw.edu/hipr/www/inventories/virginia/19cva.htm
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