1759.004: Speech of the Governor to the General Assembly (March 1759).

Published: 1759

Full Title: The speech, &c. Gentlemen of the Council, Mr. Speaker and gentlemen of the House of Burgesses...

Author: Fauquier, Francis (1704-68), lieutenant governor.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Hunter

Description: 1 pg.; [1 sheet] 33 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside)


Fauquier's speech of March 5, 1759, relative to letters received from William Pitt in London and Gen, Jeffery Amherst in New York urging the Colony (through the Assembly) to raise troops for Amherst's pending campaign against Montreal. Hunter was in England from June 1756 to July 1759; his office's production was handled by John Stretch during his absence.

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