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Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 188 & 189A

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Title

Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 188 & 189A

Description

N.o 188
State of Virginia, Louisa County Court.
Hiram Miller son of Peggy Miller, who was born free made application in the Clerk's office of the court of said County on this 30.th day of December 1835 to be registered in pursuance of the act of the General Assembly of Virginia in that case made and provided. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Hiram Miller is a bright mulatto man about Twenty eight years old, five feet eight inches & 3/4 high has a small scar on the left cheek and a large scar on the outer side of the right leg. No other apparent mark or scar deemed worthy of notice.

N.o 189
In Louisa County Court February the 8.th 1836
Overton Baker a Black man born free, who was heretofore registered, appeared in the said Court, and satisfied the Court that his register has been destroyed, It is therefore ordered by the court that his register be renewed-and in pursuance thereof, It is certified to all whom it may concern that the said Overton Baker is a man of black complexion, five feet two inches and an half inch high, between forty five and fifty years of age, has a scar on the top of the head occasioned by a burn, and no other apparent mark or scar deemed worthy of notice.
And the Court now in session having compared the above register with the said Overton Baker doth certify that it is correctly taken.
In testimony whereof I John Hunter Clerk of the said court have hereto put my hand and affixed the Public seal of said Court this 8.th day of February 1836 (Sig.) John Hunter
Attest
(Sig.) Nath.l Mills
a Justice of the peace of Louisa County

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1835 & 1836

Identifier

LCBB_188_189A