1793.006: Circular Letter concerning Militia Law.

Published: 1792

Full Title: Richmond, January [blank] 1793. Gentlemen, I do myself the honor to transmit to you, without loss of time, certain acts passed the last session of the General Assembly. Among them you will find one intitled, "An act for regulating the militia of this Commonwealth." It is important to the community, that the objects of that law be carried into execution without delay. ...

Author: Virginia. Executive.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


Sheet lacks printer credit; printing such documents was the responsibility of the public printer, then Augustine Davis, hence the attribution here. Copy filmed by the Early American Imprints Series completed in manuscript on January 19th. Cover letter summarizing key details in the act mentioned, passed by the General Assembly December 22, 1792 (in Hening's Statutes, XIII: 340-356); 100 copies were ordered printed (1792.031) for distribution to county lieutenants; no copies of act are known to be extant.

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