The Resource Minutes of the Committee of Safety

Minutes of the Committee of Safety

Label
Minutes of the Committee of Safety, 1776
Title
Minutes of the Committee of Safety
Inclusive dates
1776
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records document the meetings of the committee
Member of
Action
Described
Additional physical form
  • Microfilm available on Misc. Reel 619.
  • 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
VIC
Label
Minutes of the Committee of Safety
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Accession analysis with table of contents
Extent
1
Governing access note
Restricted access: use microfilm
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487312
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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