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Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 196B & 197A

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Title

Louisa County Free Black Register Book 1, No 196B & 197A

Description

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.

N.o 197
Virginia-In Louisa County Curt Clerks Office, November the 12.th 1836.
Edmund Edwards (Son of Edward and Dicy Edwards 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 Edmund Edwards is a yellow man about five feet nine and a half or ten inches high, about Thirty nine years old has a scar on the upper part of the forehead extending to the edge of the hair, a number of small dark specks about his eyes and nose no other apparent mark or scar deemed worthy of notice
Attest
In Louisa County Court November the 1836
The foregoing Register was this day compared by the court with the said Edmund Edwards and is ordered to be certified to be correctly made

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1836

Identifier

LCBB_196B_197A