1761.005: Speech of the Governor to the General Assembly (November 1761).

Published: 1761

Full Title: The speech of the honourable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief, of the colony and dominion of Virginia, to the General Assembly, summoned to be held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, on Tuesday the 26th of May,in the first year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George III, by the grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith &c. And in the year of our Lord 1761, and from thence continued by prorogations to Tuesday the 3rd of November following; being the first session of this General Assembly.

Author: Fauquier, Francis (1704-68), lieutenant governor.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Joseph Royle and Co.

Description: 4 pgs.; 31 cm. (fol.)


Address of the resident governor opening the Assembly session, setting out the legislative priorities of the imperial administration, delivered on November 3, 1761. Here Fauquier asked for measures to support ongoing efforts to secure the Ohio frontier both gy treaty and by military garrisons.

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