The Resource Since no communication was found with these enclosures, Governor Tyler's printed executive communication from the Journal of the House of Delegates has been photocopied and placed in the folder

Since no communication was found with these enclosures, Governor Tyler's printed executive communication from the Journal of the House of Delegates has been photocopied and placed in the folder

Label
1809 December 4
Inclusive dates
1809 December 4
Title variation
Executive Communications
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains a photocopy of a letter from Governor John Tyler, Council Chamber, to [James Barbour], Speaker of the House of Delegates, enclosing various documents for the consideration of the General Assembly. In his communication to the General Assembly, the Governor discusses foreign relations with France & Great Britain, arms and the Manufactory of Arms, the Penitentiary, the Public Warehouse, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the death of Joseph Prentis & the appointment of James Semple to fill the vacancy as Judge of the General Court, the organization of the Court of Appeals, and public education
  • The Governor transmits 13 enclosures which, although not previously labeled, have been numbered 1 through 14. Enclosure #1 contains a copy of a report by John Staples of the operations of the Manufactory of Arms from 20 February 1809 to 30 November 1809. Enclosure #2 contains a copy of a a list of balances due the artificers for work done at the Armory to 31 May 1809 by John Staples. Enclosure #3 contains a copy of a statement by Martin Mims on the number of public arms apportioned for distribution under several acts of the General Assembly concerning arming the militia which have been distributed under these acts
  • Enclosure #4 contains two copies of a report by Abraham Douglas, Thomas Humas, & Miles Todd on the parts of arms & other materials found at the Armory and put into the care of the present superintendent on his coming to office. Enclosure #5 contains a copy of a letter from John Staples, Superintendent of the Manufactory of Arms, regarding the number of arms on hand in the Armory as of 1 November 1809. Enclosure #6 contains a copy of a letter from John Staples transmitting a report of the arms which have been distributed from the Manufactory since he came into office on 18 February 1809. Enclosure #7 is missing, but contained a statement by John Clarke of arms distributed between 27 April 1806 and 13 January 1809
  • Enclosure #8 contains a copy of a letter from Robert Stewart, Richmond, regarding a statement of the number of arms repaired by him according to his contract. Enclosure #9 contains a copy of a report by George Charter, Robert Stewart, & Niven Kairins of all the arms that have been proved and examined in the Capitol & Armory in the years 1802 & 1803. Enclosure #10 contains a copy of a letter from Lt. Col. James Byrne, 39th Regiment, transmitting a statement of the result of a proof made by order of the Executive Council on the public arms issued to the 39th Regiment of Virginia Militia and to the company of artillery attached to it; a return of the arms belonging to the 1st Battalion of the 39th Regiment of Dinwiddie Militia; and a return of arms distributed in the Petersburg Battalion attached to the 39th Regiment of Virginia Militia. Also included is a copy of a letter from Byrne, dated 20 July 1809, regarding muskets proved for the Petersburg Republican Artillery Company
  • Enclosure #11 contains a copy of a letter from Samuel Shepard, Auditor's Office, regarding the sources of money to be paid into the Treasury by the first day of November and the cause of the present deficit. Enclosure #12 contains a copy of a letter from Governor Levi Lincoln, Massachusetts, transmitting a resolution of the Massachusetts Legislature against the alteration of the U.S. Constitution proposed by Virginia which would allow senators to be removed from office by a majority vote of the state legislatures
  • Enclosure #13 contains a copy of a letter from Governor Charles Scott, Kentucky, transmitting a resolution of the Kentucky General Assembly in favor of the proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution by the state of Virginia. Enclosure #14 contains a copy of a letter from William B. Giles & Richard Brent, Virginia's Senators in Congress, regarding a resolution of the U.S. Senate respecting the importation of slaves into U.S. ports
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Also available on microfilm
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Vi
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
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Papers
Label
Since no communication was found with these enclosures, Governor Tyler's printed executive communication from the Journal of the House of Delegates has been photocopied and placed in the folder
Note
Since no communication was found with these enclosures, Governor Tyler's printed executive communication from the Journal of the House of Delegates has been photocopied and placed in the folder
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Extent
14
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
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001510642
Type of unit
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