How can I from Virginia find out about the will that my aunt who was from Massachusetts told me that I am included in her will a few years ago and she passed away last January?
Contact the Probate Court of her County and ask for information on filings for your Aunt. It may be available on the internet for that County.
The King passed the Intolerable Acts or Coercive Acts in order to keep the colonies, mainly Massachusetts, loyal and civilized. The Coercive Acts included: the Riot Act, closing the Boston harbor, disbanding the current government, sending crimes performed by officials to England for trial, as well as limiting the Patriots assemblies.
The Thirteenth Amendment, which was passed in 1865. The Emancipation Proclamation which went into effect on January 1, 1863, only outlawed slavery in states that were engaged in rebellion against the Union government. Thus before the adoption of this amendment, slavery continued to be legal in slave states that did not succeed, such as Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri, and the western part of Virginia which had broken away from Virginia and formed the new state…