A Guide to the manuscript "An Account fo the Present State and Government of Virginia, 1697 Account of the Present State and Government of Virginia, An, 1697 MS 37.7

A Guide to the Manuscript An Account of the Present State and Government of Virginia, 1697

A Collection in
the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 37.7


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 37.7
Title
"An Account of the Present State and Government of Virginia," 1697.
Extent
1 v. (59 p.)
Creators
Henry Hartwell. Edward Chilton. James Blair, 1656-1743.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

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Publication Rights/ Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Librarian/ Associate Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the holder of the copyright, if not the Rockefeller Library at Colonial Williamsburg.

Preferred Citation

"An Account of the Present State and Government of Virginia", Manuscript MS 37.7, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1937.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm M-1117.

The library has three published versions of the report entered under: Hartwell, Henry.Present state of Virginia and the College.


Biographical/Historical Information

Henry Hartwell was a member of the Council of Virginia. James Blair was president of the College of William and Mary. Edward Chilton, served as attorney general of Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

This report, sent to the Board of Trade by Henry Hartwell, James Blair and Edward Chilton, discusses contemporary social, political, economic, and religious conditions in Virginia.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Blair, James, 1656-1743.
  • Chilton, Edward.
  • Hartwell, Henry.
  • Corporate Names:

  • College of William and Mary.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Virginia--Economic conditions--17th century.
  • Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
  • Virginia--Politics and government--To 1775.
  • Virginia--Religious life and customs.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Blair, James, 1656-1743.
  • Chilton, Edward.
  • Edward Chilton.
  • Hartwell, Henry.
  • Hartwell, Henry.
  • Henry Hartwell.
  • James Blair, 1656-1743.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia--Economic conditions--17th century.
  • Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
  • Virginia--Politics and government--To 1775.
  • Virginia--Religious life and customs.