The Resource Letterbook

Letterbook

Label
Letterbook, 1776 July 15-1777 October 9
Title
Letterbook
Inclusive dates
1776 July 15-1777 October 9
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters written from Williamsburg regarding ships' supplies, requests for reports from ships' captains and delivery orders to suppliers
Member of
Action
Described
Additional physical form
Also available on microfilm (Misc. Reel 302).
Biographical or historical data
The fifth revolutionary convention passed an ordinance at its May 1776 session establishing the Board of Commissioners to Superintend and Direct the Naval Affairs of this Colony. The board had responsibility for all matters concerning the State Navy, including construction, labor, and supply.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Letterbook
Note
  • A negative photostat copy of the index is placed in front of the volume
  • These records are part of the Revolutionary Government/War record group (RG# 2)
  • Silk screen edging
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Indexed.
Extent
1
Governing access note
Restricted access: use microfilm
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487240
Type of unit
v. (5 p.)

Library Locations

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