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Cohabitation Register of Louisa County, Virginia

Jean Cooper
This is a transcription of a Freedmen's Bureau Cohabitation List from Louisa County, Virginia. It served as a legal marriage record for newly freed men and women who wished to register their marriages under the auspices of the United States government.

Hidden Wills : An Index of Wills Found in Central Virginia Chancery Records Through 1870

Jean Cooper
A will is a legal document containing instructions as to what should be done with one’s money and property after one's death. Wills often provide a detailed outline of more than one generation of the members of a family, and can reveal previously unknown connections among individuals. There are copies of many wills in the Chancery Court cases accessible through the Library of Virginia’s Chancery Records Index. "According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a chancery cause...

Sustaining Open Scholarship: through the University of Virginia Library

Ellen Ramsey, Brandon Butler, Lorrie Chisholm, Dave Ghamandi & Sherry Lake
The Library is committed to supporting open access - free online access to the products of research - because we know that openness ensures greater dissemination, inclusiveness, and integrity for research. By supporting openness, we support the advancement of knowledge and the education of the next generation. This booklet contains resources, tools, and services, plus a great deal more, that the Library has either created, supports, or suggests. There are resources for Researchers, Scholars, Instructors...

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