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Label
1802 December 9
Inclusive dates
1802 December 9
Title variation
Executive Communications
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a copy of a letter from Governor James Monroe, Richmond, to [Edmund Harrison], Speaker of the House of Delegates, regarding his correspondence to the President of the United States relative to the purchase of lands outside of Virginia for the removal of persons "obnoxious to its laws." The Governor mentions the French West Indies & Sierra Leone as possible locations. In addition, Monroe discusses Maryland's claim to the north branch of the Potomac River. The Governor encloses a letter from Francis & Alexander De Tubeuf regarding the payment of a debt contracted by their father, Francis Peter De Tubeuf. Lastly, there is a copy of the resolution of the House of Delegates, dated 16 January 1802, requesting the Governor to correspond with the President in order to obtain a place of asylum for free negroes or mulattoes as a place of asylum. The resolution is a signed copy by James Pleasants, Jr., Clerk of the House of Delegates
Member of
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 resolution
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
5
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001503530
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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