1764.011: Speech of the Governor to the General Assembly (October 1764).

Published: 1764

Full Title: The speech of the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's lieutenant-governour, 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 1st 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 several prorogations, to Tuesday the 30th of October, 1764, and then held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, being the seventh session of this present 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 October 30, 1764. Fauquier called this session to address the large number of petitions filed with the government, as well as pleas from British merchants to end payments in the war-time paper currency still in circulation.

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