1817.129: Circular Letter of Council to County-Court Clerks, December 31, 1817.

Published: 1817

Full Title: Circular. Richmond, Council Chamber. December 31, 1817. Sir, I beg leave to call your attention to the instructions contained in the annexed advice of Council ... in transmitting recommendations of the court of fit and proper persons to be added to the commission of the peace. … William Robertson, c.c.

Author: Virginia. Council of State.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 25 cm. (broadsides).


A two-part circular letter, with the first part (top of page) concerns the recommendations solicited by the Council for augmenting the number of justices in each county; the second part (bottom of page) concerns issue of persons recommended as justices acting as such before commissions had been issued. Sheet lacks colophon; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was responsible for printing such circulars, so the attribution here to the partnership then conducting Ritchie's press.

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