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Label
1813 May 18
Inclusive dates
1813 May 18
Title variation
Executive Communications
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains a letter from Governor James Barbour, Council Chamber, to the Senate & House of Delegates transmitting four enclosures labeled "A" through "D". Enclosure "A" contains general orders from William W. Hening, Deputy Adjutant General, Adjutant General's Office, dated 6 Feb. 1813, calling two thousand militia into immediate service, 300 to Hampton and the remaining 1700 to Norfolk. The general orders list the regiments and field officers to be under the command of Robert B. Taylor. Enclosure "B" contains a copy of the general orders of Charles K. Mallory, Aid-de-camp, Norfolk, directing Brig. Gen. Robert B. Taylor to survey the harbor & vicinity of Norfolk and to forward a map to the Governor. The orders also require Brig. Gen. Taylor to provide returns of the strength, condition, & location of the forces under his command
  • Enclosure "C" contains a copy of a letter, dated 21 March 1813, from Brig. Gen. Robert B. Taylor, Norfolk, to Governor Barbour enclosing an extract of a letter from the Secretary of War regarding a requisition for troops. Enclosure "D" contains general orders from William W. Hening, D.A.G., for Moses Green, Adjutant General, dated 24 March 1813, calling for an additional detachment of 1500 militia to march to Richmond. The general orders list the regiments and field officers
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Additional physical form
Also available on microfilm
Cataloging source
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
Form designation
Letters and general orders
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
5
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516358
Type of unit
items.

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