The Resource General correspondence

General correspondence

Label
General correspondence, 1775-1776
Title
General correspondence
Inclusive dates
1775-1776
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters regarding military commissions, sources of supply for the Army, and troop movements
Member of
Action
Described
Additional physical form
  • Microfilm available on Misc. Reels 619 and 620.
  • Printed text appears in William J. Van Schreeven, Robert L. Scribner, and Brent Tarter, eds., Revolutionary Virginia: The Road to Independence; A Documentary Record (Charlottesville: Published for the Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission by the University Press of Virginia, 1973-1983), 7 vols.
Biographical or historical data
The Committee of Safety was appointed by the third revolutionary convention of 1775 for the protection of the colony. It had the power to grant commissions to officers, to appoint commissioners and paymasters, to issue warrants for arms and provisions, to call minute-men and militia into service, and to direct the movement of the Army.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
General correspondence
Note
Please note that each document in this collection has been individually cataloged
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Accession analysis with list of content
Extent
.25
Governing access note
Restricted access: use microfilm
Note
Conserved by Etherington Conservation Services, 2011.
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000487313
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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