A Guide to An ASSOCIATION , 1774 May 27 An Association MS 1929.2

A Guide to An ASSOCIATION, 1774 May 27

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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1929.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1929.2
Title
An ASSOCIATION 1774 May 27
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Burgesses.
Language
English
Abstract
Article of Association signed by members of the late House of Burgesses.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

An Association, MS 1929.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1929.


Biographical Information

The House of Burgesses was the first elected legislative assembly in the New World established in the Colony of Virginia in 1619. Over time, the name came to represent the entire official legislative body of the Colony of Virginia, and later, after the American Revolution, the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Scope and Content

Printed copy of the Articles of Association signed by 89 members of the late House of Burgesses, 1774, in response to their dissolution by Gov. John Murray, Earl of Dunmore. Mentions the blockadge of Boston, the Tea Tax, and the East India Company. Lists the Burgesses.

Arrangement

Single item.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Adams, Thomas, 1730-1788
  • Andrews, Robert, 1743?-1804
  • Balgrove, Benjamin, 1764-1792
  • Bland, William, fl. 1756-1800.
  • Burges, H. J.
  • Camp, Ichabod, fl. 1774-1783.
  • Carey, Richard, c. 1739-1789.
  • Clayton, William, d. 1797.
  • Davenport, Joseph, d. 1788.
  • Dickenson, Arthur, fl. 1738-1774.
  • Griffith, David, d. 1789.
  • Harrison, William, fl. 1774-1800.
  • Holt, William, d. 1791.
  • Hubard, William, d. 1802.
  • Innes, James, 1754-1798.
  • Klug, Samuel, d. 1795.
  • Leigh, William, fl. 1772-1781.
  • M'Croskey, Samuel Smith, d. 1803.
  • Price, Thomas, fl. 1734-1774.
  • Russell, Hinde.
  • Stuart, Thomas, d. c. 1789.
  • Subjects:

  • Boston Tea Party, 1773.
  • Tea tax (American colonies)
  • Geographical Names:

  • Great Britain - Colonies - Administration - History - 18th century.
  • United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783 - Causes.
  • Virginia - History - Revolution, 1775-1783.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Adams, Thomas, 1730-1788
  • Andrews, Robert, 1743?-1804
  • Balgrove, Benjamin, 1764-1792
  • Bland, William, fl. 1756-1800.
  • Burges, H. J.
  • Camp, Ichabod, fl. 1774-1783.
  • Carey, Richard, c. 1739-1789.
  • Clayton, William, d. 1797.
  • Davenport, Joseph, d. 1788.
  • Dickenson, Arthur, fl. 1738-1774.
  • Griffith, David, d. 1789.
  • Harrison, William, fl. 1774-1800.
  • Holt, William, d. 1791.
  • Hubard, William, d. 1802.
  • Innes, James, 1754-1798.
  • Klug, Samuel, d. 1795.
  • Leigh, William, fl. 1772-1781.
  • M'Croskey, Samuel Smith, d. 1803.
  • Price, Thomas, fl. 1734-1774.
  • Russell, Hinde.
  • Stuart, Thomas, d. c. 1789.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Great Britain - Colonies - Administration - History - 18th century.
  • United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783 - Causes.
  • Virginia - History - Revolution, 1775-1783.