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1810 December 3
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1810 December 3
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Executive Communications
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eng
Summary
  • Contains a letter from Governor John Tyler, Richmond, to [James Barbour], Speaker of the House of Delegates, regarding such topics as foreign relations with France & Great Britain, education, public improvements, the Court of Appeals, common law, the Manufactory of Arms, the Penitentiary, the Public Warehouse, amendments to the U.S. Constitution, land bounties, the militia, and the condition of the Capitol & Governor's House. The Governor transmits eight enclosures numbered 1 through 8
  • Enclosure #1 contains copies of two letters from Governor D.B. Mitchell, Georgia, enclosing resolutions of the Georgia General Assembly. The first resolution disapproves of the resolution of the Pennsylvania General Assembly proposing an amendment to the Constitution for an impartial tribunal to determine disputes between the General and State Governments. The second resolution disapproves of the resolution of the Virginia General Assembly proposing an amendment to the Constitution for the removal of senators in Congress by a majority vote of the respective state legislatures
  • Enclosure #2 contains a copy of a circular from Governor Simon Snyder, Pennsylvania, transmitting a resolution of the Pennsylvania General Assembly disapproving of the resolution of the state of Massachusetts proposing an amendment to the Constitution that no law shall be enacted for laying an embargo for a longer period than thirty days from the commencement of the session of Congress. Also included is a copy of a letter from Governor John Langdon, New Hampshire, transmitting a copy of the proceedings of the New Hampshire against the Massachusetts resolution. Lastly, there is a copy of a letter from Governor George Truitt, Delaware, transmitting a resolution of the Delaware General Assembly disapproving of the Massachusetts resolution
  • Enclosure #3 is not included, but contained a communication from the state of Kentucky disapproving of the resolution of the state of Pennsylvania. Enclosure #4 is incomplete, but contained a communication from the state of New Jersey disapproving of the resolutions of Massachusetts, Virginia, & Pennsylvania for amending the U.S. constitution. Enclosure #5 contains a copy of a letter from William W. Hening resigning his position as a member of the Privy Council to accept a position as Clerk of the Superior Court of Chancery for the Richmond District
  • Enclosure #6 is not included, but contained a copy of a letter from Isaac Webster requesting the use of the water below the Armory for the purpose of erecting machinery to prepare plaster of Paris as a manure. Enclosure #7 contains a copy of a letter from William B. Giles, Richmond, enclosing proceedings of a Committee of the U.S. Senate in relation to several resolutions of the Virginia General Assembly on the subject of the bounty lands due to officers and soldiers of the Virginia State Line. The Virginia resolutions sought to extend the time limited for making locations of military land warrants and provide a law for appropriating waste & unappropriated lands to satisfy bounties
  • Enclosure #8 contains a copy of a letter from Capt. Alexander Doyle, Shenandoah, regarding the condition of arms distributed to the militia. Also included is an annual return of the militia for the year 1809 compiled by Samuel Coleman, Adjutant General's Office. The return enumerates general staff, infantry, cavalry, and artillery for each of the four divisions. Within each branch of the militia, the return enumerates officers, non-commissioned officers, rank & file, and arms, ammunition, & accoutrements
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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
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  • The Library of Virginia
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7
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
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001511467
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