North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Stokes and Yadkin Counties - William L Byrd III and John H. Smith. Attempt to transcribe the complete collection of original documents housed at the NC State Archives. Stokes Co. is bound by Rockingham, Forsyth, and Surry counties, and by the state of Virginia. Yadkin Co. was formed from Surry Co. in 1850, and is bound by Forsythe, Davie, Iredell, Wilkes and Surry counties. Records are grouped by county and category, including: Free Persons of Color, Civil Actions, Criminal Actions, Petition Exparte, Mortgage of Slaves, Sales of Slaves, Weapons Permits, Coroner's Records, Miscellaneous Records, Hiring of Slaves, and Patrol Records.
(2001), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 236 pp.