1781.011: Session Laws (October 1780).

Published: 1781

Full Title: Acts passed at a General Assembly, : begun and held in the town of Richmond, Monday the sixteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dixon & Nicolson

Description: 34 pgs.; 27 cm. (fol.).


Assembly met from October 16, 1780 to January 2, 1781; production of session's records was disrupted by British raid on Richmond on January 5th, which damaged the office of Dixon & Nicolson. After the government of Virginia relocated to Richmond in 1780, it depended on the press of John Dixon and Thomas Nicolson until April 1781. John Dunlap and James Hayes were appointed as Virginia's public printers in November 1780, but several war-time incidents kept them from printing in Richmond until December 1781; Dunlap & Hayes conducted some public business in Charlottesville during the government's western exile in the summer of 1781. o the new firm of Thomas Nicolson and William Prentis was engaged to cover their work until late 1781.

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