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1782-1783
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1782-1783
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Includes reports and accounts in response to an "act of the General Assembly to ascertain the losses and injuries sustained from the depradations of the enemy of the Commonwealth." Summary reports include name, type of loss, and amount of loss, and a cumulative amount of losses for the locality. Also includes accounts, affidavits, depositions and vouchers for individual losses
  • Reports and/or vouchers for the following localities: Amelia Co., Appomattox River area, Cumberland Co., Gloucester Co., Goochland Co., Henrico Co./Richmond City, King George Co., King William Co., Lancaster Co., Lunenburg Co., Middlesex Co., Nansemond Co., New Kent Co., Norfolk Co., Northumberland Co., Portsmouth, Princess Anne Co., Prince George Co., Southampton Co., Surry Co., Sussex Co., Warwick Co., and Williamsburg
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia House of Delegates. (Search Virginia General Assembly House of Delegates).
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Biographical or historical data
An act to ascertain the losses and injuries sustained from the depradations of the enemy withing this commonwealth was passed by the General Assembly in May 1782 (chap. 10). The act required counties to hold special courts or to appoint members of the court to collect information and proof of the various losses and injuries sustained during the Revolutionary War. The proceedings or reports and the supporing documentation were to be submitted to the governor and council, to be laid before the next general assembly.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH, VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Form designation
Reports of losses sustained from the British
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Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by locality.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.7
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001502978
Type of unit
cu. ft. (2 boxes)

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