1814.116: Proposed Resolutions for establishing Real Estate Bank of Virginia.
Full Title: [Proposed resolutions for establishing The Real Estate Bank of Virginia].
Author: Virginia. General Assembly.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: Deborah W. L. Pleasants
No copy known extant; the House ordered 250 copies of these proposed resolutions printed on November 12, 1814, for use of the Assembly in its deliberations; two bills on this subject were also printed (1814.131 & 1814.132) in December, but neither passed the Assembly; it also appears a second set of resolutions was printed before the bills failed (1814.130). Long-time public printer, Samuel Pleasants, died six days before this session opened; the Assembly chose to continue employing his press for most of this session, granting his widow, Deborah W. L. Pleasants, her husband's formal title until January 1, 1815; thereafter, Thomas Ritchie, the printer to the Senate, assumed that larger role, with his protégé, Thomas Burling, taking on his old assignment; this division of labor meant that most of the session's printing was completed at the Argus Office, with Ritchie picking up the load with the start of the new year, just three weeks work; still, the daily House journal was issued from the Argus Office for the duration of the Assembly. This work distribution informs the attribution made here.
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