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Author Lounsbury, Carl.

Title The courthouses of early Virginia : an architectural history / Carl R. Lounsbury.

Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  725.1509755 LOUN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Colonial Williamsburg studies in Chesapeake history and culture.
Colonial Williamsburg studies in Chesapeake history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-414) and index.
Contents Introduction : the structure of justice -- 1. The county court in early Virginia -- 2. The early courthouses, 1650-1725 -- 3. Courthouses, 1725-1815 -- 4. The public building process in early Virginia -- 5. Punishment and prisons -- 6. Taverns and clerks' offices -- Epilogue : courthouse grounds to civic square -- App. Checklist of public buildings in early Virginia.
Subject Courthouses -- Virginia -- History -- 17th century.
Courthouses -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Public architecture -- Virginia -- History -- 17th century.
Public architecture -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Architecture, Colonial -- Virginia.
Architecture and state -- Virginia -- History -- 17th century.
Architecture and state -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
ISBN 0813923018 (cloth : alk. paper)