1776.011: Memorial of the Proprietors of Transylvania.

Published: 1776

Full Title: June 26, 1776. Whereas disputes have arisen respecting the title of the proprietors of Transylvania to the soil of that country ... John Luttrell, James Hogg, David Hart, Leonard H. Bullock, Richard Henderson ...

Author: Proprietors of Transylvania.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Dixon & Hunter

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.];. (broadside).


Memorial of a group settlers who had bought land in Kentucky from the Cherokee contrary to the Lord Dunmore's proclamation of March 21, 1775 (1775.002) seeking confirmation of their claim; rebuffed by the Convention on June 24th, the proprietors took their case to the public in advance of the anticipated General Assembly for that fall. Only known copy is held in the state archives at the Library of Virginia.

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