1736.009: Speech of the Governor to the General Assembly (August 1736)

Published: 1736

Full Title: The speech of the Honourable William Gooch, Esq.

Author: Gooch, William, Sir (1681-1751), lieutenant governor.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Parks

Description: 1 sheet (2 pgs.); (fol.).


Address of the resident governor opening the Assembly session, setting out the legislative priorities of the imperial administration, delivered August 5, 1736. Here Gooch suggested alterations to the militia law and new duties on liquor imported from neighboring colonies.

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