1740.003: Proceedings of the House of Burgesses of North Carolina (February 1740)

Published: 1740

Full Title: A True and faithful narrative of the proceedings of the House of Burgesses of North Carolina, : met in Assembly for the said province at Newbern, Feburary [sic] 5th 1739 [o.s.]. On the articles of complaint exhibited before them against the Honourable William Smith, Esq; chief justice of the said province, for high crimes and misdemeanors done and committed by the said William Smith in the execution of his office. Published for the justification of the gentlemen members of that House, who voted the said articles sufficiently proved for the said chief justice to be charged therewith. Addressed to the freeholders of North-Carolina.

Author: North Carolina. General Assembly. House of Burgesses.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Parks

Description: 54 pgs.; 19 cm.


Often erroneously attributed to the Boston press offices of John Draper and/or Kneeland & Green based on the print ornaments used; Reilly's 1975 dictionary of printers' ornaments establishes that the same English-made ornaments were in use in the Williamsburg office.

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