1764.001: Speech of the Governor to the General Assembly (January 1764).

Published: 1764

Full Title: The speech of the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esqire, His Majesty's lieutenant-governour, and commander in chief, of the colony and dominion of Virginia, to the General-Assembly, : summoned to be held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, on Tuesday, the 26th of May, in the 1st year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George III, by the grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith &c. and in the year of our Lord, 1761; and from thence continued, by several prorogations, to Thursday the 12th of January, 1764; and then held at the capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, being the sixth session of this present General-Assembly.

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

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Joseph Royle and Co.

Description: 4 pgs.; 31 cm. (fol.)


Address of the resident governor opening the Assembly session, setting out the legislative priorities of the imperial administration, delivered on January 12, 1764. Fauquier called this brief session to address security concerns on the colony's western frontier.

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