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Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 195 & 196A

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Title

Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 195 & 196A

Description

N.o 195
Virginia. In Louisa County Court Clerks Office August the 8.th 1836
Tom, son of Celia Cosby, who was born free this day made application in the said office to be registered according to law, It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Tom is a strait well made man of light complexion, but not bright, five feet eleven inches high, has a full prominent mouth with thick lips, and no apparent mark or scar deemed worthy of notice. and in the twenty third year of his age In Louisa County Court August the 8.th 1836
The foregoing register was this day compared by the court with the said Tom, & is ordered to be certified to be correctly taken.

N.o 196
Virginia, In Louisa County Court Clerks Office November the 10.th 1836.
Henry M. Powell son of Maria Powell, who was born free, this day made application in the said office to be registered according to law, It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Hembry M. Powell is a man of colour, of bright complexion has a number of small spots on the face about the nose and eyes resembling freckles, wide nose towards the end, and end of nose rather inclined to turn up-is about five feet six inches and a quarter of an inch high, in the twenty second year of his age, has no other apparent mark or scar deemed worthy of notice
Attest
a Justice of the peace for Louisa County.
In Louisa County Court November the 1836.
The foregoing Register was this day compared by the court with the said Hembry M. Powell and is ordered to be certified to be correctly made.

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1836

Identifier

LCBB_195_196