The Resource Executive Communications - Box 14a, Folders 1-2 (See Also Oversized - Box 10, Folder 13a) | Note that this box contains materials originally labeled "John Floyd Slave and Free Negro Letterbook, 1831." This material has been identified as belonging to Executive Communications. The original Abolitionist Newspapers can be found in Oversized Box 10, Folder 13a

Executive Communications - Box 14a, Folders 1-2 (See Also Oversized - Box 10, Folder 13a) | Note that this box contains materials originally labeled "John Floyd Slave and Free Negro Letterbook, 1831." This material has been identified as belonging to Executive Communications. The original Abolitionist Newspapers can be found in Oversized Box 10, Folder 13a

Label
1831 Dec. 6
Inclusive dates
1831 Dec. 6
Title variation
Executive Communications
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains correspondence and publications submitted by Governor John Floyd in his communication to the General Assembly on 6 December 1831 in support of his supposition that the plans of treason, insurrection, & murder among slaves have been planned by fanatics in neighboring states. Included are the following documents: Letter, Anonymous to Governor Floyd, n.d. (a); Letter, Joe to Brother, n.d. (b); Nero to G. T. Trezvant, n.d. (c); Williamson Mann to Ben, 29 Aug. 1831 (d); Sherlock S. Gregory to Post Master at Charlottesville, 16 Sept. 1831 (e); John C. Harris to Gov. Floyd, 25 Sept. 1831 (f); George Chancellor to Gov. Floyd, 29 Sept. 1831 (g); William L. McAshan to Gov. Floyd, 5 Oct. 1831 (h); Anonymous to Gov. Floyd, 15 Oct. 1831 (i); L.N. 2 to Gov. Floyd, 24 Oct. 1831 (j); African Hymn by Rev. Shadrack Bassett, n.d. (k); Circular, American Colonization Society, 15 July 1831 (2 copies) (l); Minutes of the Proceedings of the First Annual Convention of the People of Colour, 1831 (m); Address delivered before the Free People of Color by William Lloyd Garrison, 1831 (n);
  • Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles, to the Colored Citizens of the World, 1829 (o); Letter, Sherlock S. Gregory to Post Master at Petersburg, 12 Sept. 1831 (p); Letter, Sherlock S. Gregory to Post Master at Bowling Green, 29 Sept. 1831 (q); Letter, Sherlock S. Gregory to Post Master at Richmond, 29 Sept. 1831 (r); Letter, Sherlock S. Gregory to Post Master at Columbia, 12 Sept. 1831 (s); Endorsement, Letter from Unidentified to Gov. Floyd, 21 Sept. [1831] (t); Newspaper, African Sentinel and Journal of Liberty, Albany, N.Y., 1 Oct. [1831] (w); Newspaper, Genius of Universal Emancipation, Baltimore, MD., 8 Jan. 1827 (x); Newspaper, The Liberator, Boston, Mass., 7 May 1831, 25 June 1831, 2 July 1831, 23 July 1831, 27 Aug. 1831, 3 Sept. 1831, 10 Sept. 1831, 17 Sept. 1831, 1 Oct. 1831 (2 copies), 8 Oct. 1831 (2 copies), & 15 Oct. 1831 (2 copies) (y); and Newspaper, New York Daily Sentinel, New York, N.Y., 11 Oct. 1831 (z)
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Also available on microfilm
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Form designation
Correspondence and publications submitted by Governor John Floyd
Label
Executive Communications - Box 14a, Folders 1-2 (See Also Oversized - Box 10, Folder 13a) | Note that this box contains materials originally labeled "John Floyd Slave and Free Negro Letterbook, 1831." This material has been identified as belonging to Executive Communications. The original Abolitionist Newspapers can be found in Oversized Box 10, Folder 13a
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  • Executive Communications - Box 14a, Folders 1-2 (See Also Oversized - Box 10, Folder 13a)
  • Note that this box contains materials originally labeled "John Floyd Slave and Free Negro Letterbook, 1831." This material has been identified as belonging to Executive Communications. The original Abolitionist Newspapers can be found in Oversized Box 10, Folder 13a
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36
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
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001554876
Type of unit
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