Attributed by some authorities to Henry Lee and by others to John Marshall. Cf. E.G. Swem. Bibl. of Virginia (Richmond, 1916-1955), pt. 2, p. 84; A.J. Beveridge. Life of J. Marshall (Boston, 1919), v. 2, p. 402-406.
Also published under title: Address of fifty-eight members of the House of Delegates of Virginia to their constituents.
Imprint from Evans.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B⁴.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 459 as assigned by Yeates.
Bound with An examination of the Constitution for the United States of America, submitted to the people fy the General Convention....Philadelphia: Printed by Zacharariah Poulson, Junr...1788 -- Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States of America respecting the contested election for the eastern district of Georgia. : Philadelphia, printed by Parry Hall...1792 -- A calm appeal to the people of the State of Delaware. ... Philadelphia: Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Junr... date not specified -- An enquiry into the principles and tendency of certain public measures. Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas Dobson... 1784; -- A vindication of Mr. Randophs's resignation. Philadelphia: printed by Samuel Smith...1795 -- The pretensions of Thomas Jefferson to the presidency examined; and the charges against John Adams refuted...United States, October 1796 -- Observations on the speech of Albert Gallatin, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on the foreign intercourse bill. Washington: Printed by John Colerick, 1798 -- The speech of Mr. Bayard on the foreign intecourse bill delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States on the third day of March 1798. -- Letter from the Secfretary of State enclosing the reports of the late and present director of the mint....Philadelphia: Printed by Francis and Robert Bailey...1795 -- Analysis of the report of the committee of the Virginia Assembly, on the preceedings of sundry of the other States in answer to their resolutions. Philadelphia, printed by Zachariah Poulson, junior, 1800 -- Proceedings of the Virginia Assembly, on the answers of sundry states to their resolutions, passed in December, 1798. Philadelphia, printed by James Carey, 1800.
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.