Battle Address (Page 2 of 10)

What we call “counties” were, until 1788, called “precincts,” while a number of precincts constituted the larger jurisdictions of Albemarle and Bath counties. I do not find the County Courts, contemplated by the Fundamental Constitutions, ever had an existence. The Precinct Courts were established at once, and under the name, subsequently given, of Courts of …

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