Colonial Virginia Primary Sources
Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?
The texts of several Virginia laws pertaining to servitude and slavery are available at this site.
Several sermons by Samuel Davies, the New Light Presbyterian minister who brought the First Great Awakening to the South are available here.
Runaway slave ads that ran compiled from eighteenth-century Virginia newspapers are available at this site hosted by the University of Virginia.