1746.001: Session Laws (February 1746)

Published: 1746

Full Title: Acts of Assembly, passed at a General Assembly, summoned to be held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, on Thursday the sixth day of May, in the fifteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George II. by the grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. and from thence continued, by several prorogations, to Thursday the twentieth day of February, in the nineteenth year of His said Majesty's reign; and in the year of our Lord 1745 [i.e., 1746 N.S.]: being the third session of this Assembly. Examined and corrected, by the clerk of the House of Burgesses.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Parks

Description: 55 pgs.; 32 cm. by 20.5 cm. (fol.)


Assembly in session from February 20, 1745/6 to April 12, 1746; this was a special session called to discuss the outbreak of the Jacobite Rebellion and to enlist provisions for transport ships which, en route from Gibraltar to Louisburg, had been forced by winds onto the Virginia shore.

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