1776.013: Ordinances Concerning the Administration of Justice.

Published: 1776

Full Title: In Convention. Saturday, March 25, 1775. Resolved, as the opinion of this Convention, that on account of the unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, and the unsettled state of this country, the lawyers, suitors, and witnesses ought not to attend the prosecution or defence of civil suits at the next General Court. … In Convention. Wednesday, July 3, 1776. An ordinance to enable the present magistrates and officers to continue the administration of justice ... [and] An ordinance to arrange the counties in districts, for electing senators, and to ascertain their wages.

Author: Virginia. Convention (Fourth & Fifth).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Alexander Purdie

Description: 1 sheet [2 pgs.]; (fol.).


Issued at the end of the Fifth Virginia Convention on July 5th. Sheet lacks printer credit; Alexander Purdie was the printer to the Virginia Conventions.

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