Trial Book, Fairfax County, Colony of Virginia, 1768

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Title

Trial Book, Fairfax County, Colony of Virginia, 1768

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Description

This trial book shows the absence of George Mason IV, a presiding Justice of the Peace, in a court case involving the public acknowledgment of the ages of enslaved children, possibly for the purpose of reinforcing their rightless state or documenting personal details in the event they became "manumitted slaves."

Creator

Fairfax County Courthouse, Colony of Virginia

Source

Fairfax Minute Book, 1768. Page 198, "July 17, 1769."

Publisher

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Date

July 17, 1769.

Contributor

Fairfax County Courthouse

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Identifier

Photograph by Kye Farrow

Coverage

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Citation

Fairfax County Courthouse, Colony of Virginia, “Trial Book, Fairfax County, Colony of Virginia, 1768,” The Enslaved Children of George Mason, accessed February 18, 2018, http://ecgm.omeka.net/items/show/37.