1799.055: Address of the Citizens of Greenbrier and Munroe.

Published: 1799

Full Title: Address of the citizens of Greenbrier and Munroe counties, to the members of the Honourable Assembly of Virginia.

Author: Citizens of Greenbrier and Munroe Counties.

Place Issued: Staunton

Issuing Press: John Wise

Description: 32 pgs.; (4to).


A lengthy memorial from disaffected residents of the western counties of Monroe and Greenbrier that was presented to the Assembly on December 4, 1799; they asked for relief from taxes assessed under an act of the 1796 Assembly (Chap. LX) and a reunification of Monroe with Greenbrier, which had been separated by an act of the 1798 Assembly (Chap. XLI); the 1799 Assembly tabled the petition and took no action on these grievances. Only recorded copy, at Duke University, was not filmed for Early American Imprints Series.

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