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Label
1798 December 11
Inclusive dates
1798 December 11
Title variation
Executive Communications
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a letter from Governor James Wood, Richmond, to [John Wise], Speaker of the House of Delegates, enclosing copies of two contacts, dated 11 July 1797, between the Governor and James Swan of Boston, Massachusetts, to deliver 4,000 stand of arms and accoutrements within fifteen months of the date of the contract. The contracts are identical, except for a statement dated 16 January 1798 by Robert Pollard regarding the receipt of two samples of arms and accoutrements, along with letters from the Secretary of State to William Vans Murray requesting permission & passports to export the arms from Holland. The contracts are signed by James Wood and James Swan by Robert Pollard, his attorney in fact. Also included is the advice of the Council from Archibald Blair, Clerk. the Council advises that James Swan be allowed twelve months from 16 January 1798 to complete his contract
Note
  • Forms part of the General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker, Executive communications collection.
  • Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia General Assembly, House of Delegates, Speaker. (Search Virginia General Assembly House of Delegates as author).
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
Letter, contracts, and advice
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
7
Immediate source of acquisition
House Speaker's Office
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001502963
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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