Colonial Virginia
Colonial Virginia
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Colonial Virginia Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?
Early Slavery Laws

The texts of several Virginia laws pertaining to servitude and slavery are available at this site.

New Light Sermons

Several sermons by Samuel Davies, the New Light Presbyterian minister who brought the First Great Awakening to the South are available here.

Virginia Runaways

Runaway slave ads that ran compiled from eighteenth-century Virginia newspapers are available at this site hosted by the University of Virginia.

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