A Guide to Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, c. 1859-1861 Ms.2015.022 A Collection in Special Collections

A Guide to Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, c. 1859-1861 Ms.2015.022

A Collection in Special Collections


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Ryan Mair

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2015.022
Title
Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233,c. 1859-1861
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
English .
Abstract
Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 contains several amended versions of Bill No. 233. Each of the bills lists the rights and privileges given to free African-Americans living with in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The bill also discusses the process by which a free person can be sold into slavery if they have been convicted of a crime.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233, Ms2015-022, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 was purchased by Special Collections in 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233 was completed in July 2015.


Scope and Content

This collections contains eight versions of Virginia General Assembly Bill No. 233. The bills have been cut or torn from other sources and relate to the rights of free African-Americans within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Arrangement

The Collection is arranged by type of material.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Slavery -- United States

Container List

folder 1
Bills,