A Guide to an Address of the Council, 1769 November 8 Address, of the Council MS 1931.21

A Guide to an Address of the Council, 1769 November 8

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1931.21


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1931.21
Title
An address of the Council, 1769 November 8
Physical Characteristics
1 item, 27 cm.
Creator
Virginia. Council.
Location
On site.
Language
English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Address of the Council, Manuscript #MS 1931.21, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1931.


Historical Information

In pre-Revolutionary Virginia, the Council was a governing body comprising 11 Virginians appointed by the crown.

Scope and Content

Address of the Council to Governor Botetourt expressing their respect for him on the opening of the General Assembly. They specifically express their happiness at the lifting of duties on various items and the prudence of repealing the revenue acts, both of which actions promoted harmony between England and the colonies. Botetourt in return thanks them for their support. Printed.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley,Baron de,ca. 1718-1770.
  • Subjects:

  • Governors - Virginia
  • Taxation - Virginia
  • Geographical Names:

  • Virginia - Politics and government - To 1775 - Sources.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley,Baron de,ca. 1718-1770.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia - Politics and government - To 1775 - Sources.