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Label
1802 December 6
Inclusive dates
1802 December 6
Title variation
Executive Communications
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains a copy of a letter from Governor James Monroe, Richmond, to [Edmund Harrison], Speaker of the House of Delegates, enclosing various papers for the attention of the General Assembly. Enclosure "A" contains a copy of a report from John Clarke providing estimates on the expense necessary to complete the Manufactory of Arms, Penitentiary, & Tobacco Warehouse in Richmond. Enclosure "B" contains a report by Martin Mims, Keeper of the Penitentiary, providing a statement of the number of criminals who have been sent to the Penitentiary from each successive term of the district courts since Spring 1800. Mims also provides answers to specific questions posed by the Governor in a previous letter
  • Enclosure "C" contains a statement of the public arms apportioned the militia in two apportionments made by the Executive. The statement is arranged by regiment number and provides the county or town, the number of arms from the 1st apportionment, the number of arms from the 2nd apportionment, & the total apportionment of arms. The statement was completed by William Dabney, Penitentiary House, for Martin Mims. Enclosure "D" contains a return of the ordnance, arms, & sundry military stores at & near the Capitol by Alexander Quarrier, Captain of the Public Guard
  • Enclosure "E" contains a letter from Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War, enclosing extracts from the general returns of the militia of Massachusetts & South Carolina. Enclosure "F" contains a resolution of the General Assembly of Maryland passed at the November Session 1801 to appoint three persons as Commissioners to settle and adjust the western & southern limits of the boundary with Virginia. The resolution is signed by Charles Frazier, Speaker of the House of Delegates; William Harwood, Clerk of the House of Delegates; Richard Harwood, President of the Senate; & John B. Duckett, Clerk of the Senate
  • Enclosure "G" contains copies of reports of canal companies including James Keith, President of the Company for improving the navigation of the Potowmack; William Foushee, President of the James River Company; James Campbell, President of the Lower Appomattox Company; & Thomas Newton, President of the Dismal Swamp Company. Enclosure "H" contains a return of the militia from Samuel Coleman, Deputy Adjutant General. The return provides the number of general staff, field offices, captains & subalterns, etc., by brigade including arms, ammunition, & accoutrements. The return also provides the organization of the militia under the acts of the General Assembly passed at the sessions of 1792, 1793, 1795, & 1798
  • Enclosure "I" contains a general state of the revenue for the year 1801 prepared by Samuel Shepard, Auditor of Public Accounts. Included are a list of balances due the Commonwealth from 1782 to 1802; a state of the revenue tax on land, slaves, & other property; the surplus on tobacco shipped from 1 October 1800 to 1 October 1801; the amount of tax on law process, etc. from 1 October 1800 to 1 October 1801; the amount of fees received by the Register from 1 October 1800 to 1 October 1801; and the amount of expenditures charged on the revenue of 1801
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  • 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
Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001503529
Type of unit
items.

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