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Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as Justices of the Peace, 1767

Title
Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as Justices of the Peace, 1767
ID
Mss. SI Fauquier
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as justices of the peace to try slaves for capital crimes in court of oyer and terminer.  Signed by Francis Fauquier.  Partly printed document.  Williamsburg, 15 Dec. 1767.
Creators
Fauquier, Francis
Subjects
African American criminals--Virginia--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
African Americans--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Criminal courts--Virginia--Loudoun County.
Judges--Selection and appointment--Virginia--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Judges--Virginia--History
Lee, Francis Lightfoot, 1734-1797
Legal documents
Loudoun County (Va.)--History--18th century
Virginia. Court of Oyer and Terminer.
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
02/20/1990.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
Purchase.  Mss. Acc. 1990.07A
Preferred Citation
Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as justices of the peace, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William & Mary
Collection Material Type:
Records
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