RG1.0. Debt/Law Papers/Judgments
This is the subgroup of records that make up the majority of the Term Papers Collection. These records are specifically related to debt cases heard in civil suits.
Creator: Corporation Court of Fredericksburg
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Scope and Contents Described by the Library of Virginia as Judgements, these records were known in the Fredericksburg courts as Term Papers. This was a general term for, “loose court papers used by clerks to describe legal records generated by the locality during a specific court session (month/year). Typically, these records were tri-folded and wrapped in bundles with no attempt made by the clerk to differentiate among the various record types within a bundle. Therefore, a bundle of judgments...