Essex County Virginia Order Book 1725-1727 contains entries from Essex County Order Book 1725-1729 (Part I) for March 16, 1725 through September 21, 1727. County court order books contain records of all matters brought before the court while in session. The information contained in these records may not appear elsewhere. The order books typically provide a synopsis of court cases in a relatively organized format. Records you may find include appointments of local officials and militia officers, records of legal disputes, appointments of guardians for minors, apprenticeships of minors authorized by overseers of the poor, naturalizations, road orders, and the register of free Negroes.
Ruth and Sam Sparacio
(1989), 2020, 8½x11, paper, index, 124 pp.