Man, being a great Reflections follower and supporter, as well as the "DH", upon reading the Slave Names and Chancery Cases post this AM, asks me, "OKKKK, just WHAT is a Chancery Case?" My response about "probate files, mumble, mumble, mmmmmmm --------", did not seem to sufficiently answer the question in his mind. So, he went on a Google search and came up with this great answer thanks to the Library of Virginia. The first paragraph gave me a case of the giggles, the rest gives specific details.
Chancery Cases, Research Notes Number 22.
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