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Author: Compton, George F.
Year: April 1988
Title: Sketches of Rockingham
Journal: The Rockingham Recorder
Volume: 3
Issue: 4
Pages: 7-14
Keywords: 1. Rockingham County - History. 2. Point Pleasant, Battle of, 1774. 3. Courts - Law and legislation. 4. Court records - Sources. 5. Keezell, George. 6. Harrison, Thomas, 1704-1785.
Abstract: Serialization of Compton's history published during 1885 in the Rockingham Register. This segment includes material on the Battle of Point Pleasant, the establishment of Rockingham County, the first county court and early court activities, and brief comments on the race to Richmond to determine whether Harrisonburg or Keezletown would become the county seat.
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